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Program info

Estimated safety rating


gwx.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if gwx.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, the default name and folder where the program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 7003287a5032a3af1ccf1b9a6ffaa057.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


gwx.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a current computer processor.

File description


The description present in the file is GWX.

File version

 6.3.9600.18345 (winblue_ltsb.160519-0600)

File version 6.3.9600.18345 (winblue_ltsb.160519-0600).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.

Digitally signed


gwx.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from gwx.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.