wlanext.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if wlanext.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
This application is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\System32\wlanext.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 43fab56ae5f639ad59d7209693f4c4c2.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
wlanext.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This application can exploit the full power of a current computer processor.
The description written in the file is Windows Wireless LAN 802.11 Extensibility Framework.
File version stored as a property 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
wlanext.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from wlanext.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.