explorer.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if explorer.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
This application is normally found on disk in C:\Windows\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is fb8900191867c5b4aa61af85b8dd1869.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
explorer.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the program is Windows Explorer.
File version stored as a property 10.0.10586.420 (th2_release_sec.160527-1834).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
explorer.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to explorer.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.