explorer.exe is a application 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 use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is e4a81eddff8b844d85c8b45354e4144e.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
explorer.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.
The description extracted from the file is Windows Explorer.
File version stored as a property 10.0.17134.165 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to you.
explorer.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to explorer.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.