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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 laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe

The default name and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 7dc16faea44c8d96a1c113305a4059a2.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Google Crash Handler

The description extracted from the exe is Google Crash Handler.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Google Inc.

Publisher Google Inc..


 Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc.

Legal copyright Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


googlecrashhandler.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from googlecrashhandler.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Google Inc

Digital certificate name: Google Inc

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.