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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 detailed bellow. It is not yet known if explorer.exe is a virus or a legit program which doesn't cause harm the computer. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path


This program is usually stored in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\explorer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is fa7b4f0721a33330a8a9c992cf2b3330.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full power of modern PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

Is an encrypted file


The machine code of this executable seems to have been compressed or encrypted so it can not be quickly examined.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


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

Starts with windows


This executable is set up to start when the PC boots. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.