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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mpcmdrun.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if mpcmdrun.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe

This program is normally stored in C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 2f2ed069151df772e1f61d3266cd7c7d.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


mpcmdrun.exe appears 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 program can use the full power of a current computer processor.

File description

 Microsoft Malware Protection Command Line Utility

The description stored in the exe is Microsoft Malware Protection Command Line Utility.

File version

 4.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)

File version stored as a property 4.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


mpcmdrun.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from mpcmdrun.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


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