gwx.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if gwx.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.
This application is normally stored in C:\Windows\System32\GWX\GWX.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 7b375c10cacc2febec978d023adbab9c.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
gwx.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.
The description written in the exe is GWX.
File version stored as a property 6.3.9600.17923 (winblue_ltsb.150701-1108).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.
gwx.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to gwx.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.