node.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if node.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default filename and path where the application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is e8cceaad234f0f51dd6670b86b36fd7a.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of current computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
File version 4.4.4.
Copyright notice Copyright Node.js contributors. MIT license..
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
node.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from node.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Node.js Foundation
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.