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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. It triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if cortana.exe is a virus or a legit program which doesn't cause harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_4.2204.13303.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe

Usually, the default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.549981C3F5F10_4.2204.13303.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\Cortana.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 8ca1b6b304936f891270373e9201acf4.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accesses the internet


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 updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a current computer processor.

File description


The description written in the exe is Cortana.

File version


File version extracted from the file 4.2204.13303.0.


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher 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 publisher did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.