winlogon.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if winlogon.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. 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 defend yourself against threats.
The default name and folder where the program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is 8ec6a4ab12b8f3759e21f8e3a388f2cf.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
winlogon.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the exe is Windows Logon Application.
File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
winlogon.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to winlogon.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.