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Program info

Estimated safety rating


dwm.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. 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, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path


This program is normally stored in C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is f162d5f5e845b9dc352dd1bad8cef1bc.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


dwm.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


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

Has valid windows


dwm.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't run in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.

Digitally signed


dwm.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from dwm.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.