explorer.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if explorer.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
This program is normally found on disk in C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 74bb7dcd2bfdcc0e52869db3582ca781.
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 executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the program is Utforskaren.
File version extracted from the file 6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. Med ensamrätt..
explorer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
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 virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from explorer.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.