opera.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if opera.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. 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 yourself against viruses and malware.
This program is usually stored in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Programs\Opera\56.0.3051.36\opera.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 72a4ec242b29eb9341b1819552364d99.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full power of nowadays' PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the program is Opera Internet Browser.
File version extracted from the file 56.0.3051.36.
Company Opera Software.
Legal copyright Copyright Opera Software 2018.
opera.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
opera.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in opera.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Opera Software AS
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.