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Program info

Estimated safety rating


googlecrashhandler.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if googlecrashhandler.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is located in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 900236357482b00944826354eec6b93f.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire power of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Google Crash Handler

The description extracted from the program is Google Crash Handler.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Google Inc.

Maker Google Inc..


 Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc.

Legal copyright notice Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


googlecrashhandler.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to googlecrashhandler.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Google Inc

Digitally signed by: Google Inc

Issuer name

 Thawte Code Signing CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: Thawte Code Signing CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.