deviceproperties.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if deviceproperties.exe is on your laptop or desktop 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 run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
This program is usually found in C:\Windows\System32\DeviceProperties.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is e25a3768313f0f0c61ec5db6beafc1bb.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
deviceproperties.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the exe is Device Properties.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
deviceproperties.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
deviceproperties.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to deviceproperties.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.