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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 winlogon.exe

winlogon.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if winlogon.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe

This program is normally found in C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file

 c8d2cae7f706f01124c231adfc24a8c0

The MD5 checksum for this executable is c8d2cae7f706f01124c231adfc24a8c0.

Is running as a service

 No

This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Belongs to the operating system

 Yes

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

Is a 32 bit executable file

 Yes

This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire power of modern computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Windows Logon Application

The description written in the exe is Windows Logon Application.

File version

 10.0.15063.250 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

File version extracted from the file 10.0.15063.250 (WinBuild.160101.0800).

Manufacturer

 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.

Copyright

 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed

 Yes

winlogon.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature found in winlogon.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled

 No

This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.