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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 chrome.exe

chrome.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if chrome.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

Usually, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file

 642d464f0ede1b3c81bc20c3e3a3ecc6

The MD5 checksum for this executable is 642d464f0ede1b3c81bc20c3e3a3ecc6.

Is running as a service

 No

This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Accesses the internet

 Yes

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

Is a 64 bit executable file

 Yes

This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.

File description

 Google Chrome

The description written in the file is Google Chrome.

File version

 56.0.2924.87

File version 56.0.2924.87.

Manufacturer

 Google Inc.

Publisher Google Inc..

Copyright

 Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows

 Yes

chrome.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Potentially dangerous functions

 Yes

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.

Digitally signed

 Yes

chrome.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature found in chrome.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Google Inc

Digitally signed by: Google Inc

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled

 Yes

It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.