explorer.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if explorer.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, the default filename and directory where this program is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is a470fc325d5f69d6b171a5f28232bd4f.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
explorer.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It uses the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description extracted from the program is Windows Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.14393.351 (rs1_release_inmarket.161014-1755).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in explorer.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.