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Program info

Estimated safety rating


explorer.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" flags described bellow. It is not yet known if explorer.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm your computer. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path


Usually, the default filename and path where the program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 17b2315de4df960c8dc14941677d7073.

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 net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description


The description stored in the program is Проводник.

File version

 6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105)

File version extracted from the file 6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105).


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Has valid windows


explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to the user.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


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