explorer.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if explorer.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is ed6b4c95e2a6d67480b9dbb8a8e7d9b4.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
explorer.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern computer processors.
The description extracted from the file is Windows Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 6.3.9600.18460 (winblue_ltsb.160827-0600).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
Some insecure features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to explorer.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.