openvpn.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if openvpn.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 clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, the default filename and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\OpenVPN\openvpn.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 2e596c7c4351b9afc1cd4f5352ba86a2.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the exe is OpenVPN Daemon.
File version 2.3_git.0.
Company name The OpenVPN Project.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © The OpenVPN Project.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
The digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is usually bad.
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.