chrome.exe is a application 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 clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
The default name and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is a7ed399087929faf32dce43f07a9fe3e.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the file is Google Chrome.
File version 59.0.3071.115.
Company Google Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to you.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
chrome.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from chrome.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Google Inc
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.