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Program info

Estimated safety rating


microsoftedgecp.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if microsoftedgecp.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is stored in C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\microsoftedgecp.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 0bd0029d4db1ae29640692c2ddfa5c49.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern CPUs.

File description

 Microsoft Edge Content Process

The description extracted from the file is Microsoft Edge Content Process.

File version

 11.00.10586.20 (th2_release_sec.151123-1940)

File version 11.00.10586.20 (th2_release_sec.151123-1940).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company name Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


microsoftedgecp.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.

Digitally signed


microsoftedgecp.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from microsoftedgecp.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.