browser.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if browser.exe is on your PC, 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 good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.
This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\Application\browser.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 98f8840a14b82dfcee8a1498f8f45dbe.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire power of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the program is Yandex.
File version 188.8.131.525.
Producer YANDEX LLC.
Legal copyright Copyright © 2012-2016 YANDEX LLC. All Rights Reserved..
browser.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
browser.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from browser.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
The name of the organization or individual signing this is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital certificate name: YANDEX LLC
Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.