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Program info

Estimated safety rating


cmd.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if cmd.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, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is found in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is ad7b9c14083b52bc532fba5948342b98.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


cmd.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of modern PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Windows Command Processor

The description stored in the exe is Windows Command Processor.

File version

 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850)

File version stored as a property 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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

Has valid windows


cmd.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


cmd.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


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

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


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