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Program info

Estimated safety rating


cmd.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if cmd.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, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path


The default filename and directory where this program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 42fefca6ab3edfb9aee8b87292e47dfe.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full power of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows Command Processor

The description written in the file is Windows Command Processor.

File version

 10.0.10240.16384 (th1.150709-1700)

File version 10.0.10240.16384 (th1.150709-1700).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This exe does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.

Digitally signed


cmd.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to cmd.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


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