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Program info

Estimated safety rating


cortana.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers many of the "possible danger" flags described in this document. It is not yet known if cortana.exe is a virus or not that doesn't cause harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_2.2008.26724.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe

This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_2.2008.26724.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 040dc99634f10418bafee2f1f1d5c189.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.

File description


The description present in the file is Cortana.

File version


File version extracted from the file 2.2008.26724.0.


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 ¬©Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright ©Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.