explorer.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if explorer.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
This program is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is eafe46b0292d2bd2467835e2acf717cc.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
explorer.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full power of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the exe is Windows Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 6.2.9200.16628 (win8_gdr.130531-1504).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't run in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to the user.
Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in explorer.exe is valid. 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 stored in registry.