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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 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.

Executable file path


The default name and folder where the program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 8ec6a4ab12b8f3759e21f8e3a388f2cf.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually 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 32 bit executable file


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.

File description

 Windows Logon Application

The description written in the exe is Windows Logon Application.

File version

 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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.

Digitally signed


winlogon.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to winlogon.exe is valid. This is excellent.

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.