chrome.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if chrome.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 097ef6262ba53bb318e632d7400ba0c5.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of current PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the program is Google Chrome.
File version 55.0.2883.75.
Maker Google Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright 2016 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't run in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
chrome.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in chrome.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: 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.