explorer.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if explorer.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 40d777b7a95e00593eb1568c68514493.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
explorer.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Windows Explorer.
File version 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from explorer.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.