explorer.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if explorer.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is ac4c51eb24aa95b77f705ab159189e24.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
explorer.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a current computer cpu.
The description written in the file is Windows Explorer.
File version stored as a property 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't run in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to the user.
Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
explorer.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to explorer.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.