dwm.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if dwm.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\dwm.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is c9f14263af57159327792b07e89c57e8.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
dwm.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Desktop Window Manager.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
dwm.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.
dwm.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to dwm.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.