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Program info

Estimated safety rating


winlogon.exe is a program 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 system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path


Normally, this program is located in C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 1151b1baa6f350b1db6598e0fea7c457.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Belongs to the operating system


winlogon.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a modern PC cpu.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


winlogon.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to winlogon.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.