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Program info

Estimated safety rating


cortana.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" flags detailed in this document. It is not yet known if cortana.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_2.2011.11613.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe

The default name and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_2.2011.11613.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 5aa0dc6b19884b748d217ddf082d19a4.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current computer cpu.

File description


The description stored in the exe is Cortana.

File version


File version 2.2011.11613.0.


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 ¬©Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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

Digitally signed


A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.