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Program info

Estimated safety rating


googlecrashhandler.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if googlecrashhandler.exe is on your 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 detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.

Executable file path

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

The default name and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\\GoogleCrashHandler.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 58332c83c4a329a744b0b98f934934bb.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full set of features of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Google Crash Handler

The description written in the exe is Google Crash Handler.

File version

File version


 Google Inc.

Author Google Inc..


 Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc.

Copyright notice Copyright 2007-2010 Google Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


googlecrashhandler.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to googlecrashhandler.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

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 executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.