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 cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 9aaaec8dac27aa17b053e6352ad233ae.
This application does NOT operate 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 program can exploit the full power of a current computer cpu.
The description written in the exe is Windows Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16450 (win7_gdr.091030-1504).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
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explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
A digital signature is missing from this program. The maker did not sign it. This is probably bad.
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.