winlogon.exe is a program 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 good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is located in C:\i386\System32\winlogon.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is ed0ef0a136dec83df69f04118870003e.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
winlogon.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Windows NT Logon Application.
File version extracted from the file 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2113).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
winlogon.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to winlogon.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.