chrome.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if chrome.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, this application is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 1c70a782f39f79bd4047b72321a021cb.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description stored in the exe is Google Chrome.
File version 53.0.2785.101.
Maker Google Inc..
Legal copyright Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't work in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
chrome.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in chrome.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Google Inc
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.