dwm.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if dwm.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default filename and directory where the program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is c89f159a577f19f7f03c73c98d29d841.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
dwm.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a current PC cpu.
This app does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
dwm.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from dwm.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.