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Program info

Estimated safety rating


gamebar.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers too many of the "probable danger" flags detailed bellow. It is not yet known if gamebar.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't cause harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay_5.521.2012.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\GameBar.exe

Usually, this program is located in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay_5.521.2012.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\GameBar.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is a72ac33d8e10cef9cc154c1cb1269b2f.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description

 Xbox Game Bar

The description written in the program is Xbox Game Bar.

File version


File version 5.521.02012.0.


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


A digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.