explorer.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if explorer.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
This program is normally stored on disk in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 15bc38a7492befe831966adb477cf76f.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
explorer.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of nowadays' PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Windows Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't run in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to explorer.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.