chrome.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if chrome.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 0880e92ce6dd23457386b89f54393124.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current computer cpu.
The description stored in the exe is Google Chrome.
File version stored as a property 54.0.2840.87.
Author Google Inc..
Legal copyright Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
chrome.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to chrome.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Google Inc
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.