vlc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if vlc.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Users\UserName\Music\6\vlc-2.2.8\vlc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is a54ad655841822370fc2cb3ce2cd987b.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the file is VLC media player.
File version 2.2.8.
Legal copyright notice Copyright © 1996-2017 VideoLAN and VLC Authors.
vlc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
vlc.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to vlc.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: VideoLAN
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.