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Program info

Estimated safety rating


browser_broker.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if browser_broker.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This application is normally found in C:\WINDOWS\system32\browser_broker.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is eb15f82b861c6c800f10f6d48c8393d5.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Belongs to the operating system


browser_broker.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can exploit the full power of a modern computer processor.

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


browser_broker.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in browser_broker.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.