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Program info

Estimated safety rating


aspnet_state.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if aspnet_state.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\aspnet_state.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 660d597b7a78256734d7f3230b21b355.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description

 Microsoft ASP.NET State Server

The description stored in the file is Microsoft ASP.NET State Server.

File version

 4.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2

File version stored as a property 4.6.1055.0 built by: NETFXREL2.


 Microsoft Corporation

Company name Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


aspnet_state.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in aspnet_state.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.