chrome.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if chrome.exe is on your computer, 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 purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
This application is normally stored on disk in C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 35b3e3e8ab090db701c1766704dd624d.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the program is Google Chrome.
File version stored as a property 53.0.2785.143.
Maker Google Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to you.
Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
chrome.exe has a digital signature. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from chrome.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Google Inc
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This program is set up to start when your computer boots. Yes
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.