explorer.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if explorer.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is stored in C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is edb8d3560e5668f525c62e72eae2d677.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full power of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the program is Windows Explorer.
File version 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
explorer.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is probably bad.
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.