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Program info

Estimated safety rating


winlogon.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if winlogon.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 52449fd429d6053b78ae564def303870.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full power of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows Logon Application

The description extracted from the exe is Windows Logon Application.

File version

 6.1.7601.18540 (win7sp1_gdr.140716-1508)

File version stored as a property 6.1.7601.18540 (win7sp1_gdr.140716-1508).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


winlogon.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from winlogon.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.