winlogon.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if winlogon.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
The default name and path where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 6d13e1406f50c66e2a95d97f22c47560.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
winlogon.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the file is Windows Logon Application.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual features of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
winlogon.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to winlogon.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.