explorer.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if explorer.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is located in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 85d47eb257b06094f052e0c8aefa3bee.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
explorer.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can use the full power of a modern PC processor.
The description extracted from the exe is Windows Explorer.
File version 6.3.9600.17415 (winblue_r4.141028-1500).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
explorer.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in explorer.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.