chrome.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if chrome.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this application is stored in C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 6cf0acd321c93eb978c4908deb79b7fb.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full set of features of modern computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the file is Google Chrome.
File version 51.0.2704.84.
Publisher Google Inc..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright 2015 Google Inc. All rights reserved..
chrome.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't run in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
chrome.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious software applications 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
This program starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.