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Program info

Estimated safety rating


googlecrashhandler.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if googlecrashhandler.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe

This program is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is e43b5f4fb1b872f4705179b32f5ab23f.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the full set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Google Crash Handler

The description present in the program is Google Crash Handler.

File version

File version


 Google Inc.

Author Google Inc..


 Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc.

Legal copyright Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features 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 is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from googlecrashhandler.exe verifies as ok. 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 an uninstall command set up in registry.