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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path


This application is normally stored in C:\Windows\System32\GWX\GWX.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 7b375c10cacc2febec978d023adbab9c.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


gwx.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a x64 executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description


The description written in the exe is GWX.

File version

 6.3.9600.17923 (winblue_ltsb.150701-1108)

File version stored as a property 6.3.9600.17923 (winblue_ltsb.150701-1108).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company name Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


gwx.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to gwx.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.