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Program info

Estimated safety rating


gwx.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if gwx.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 clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is found in C:\Windows\System32\GWX\GWX.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is cc097fcef43b261d47179fb42bab6623.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


gwx.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can use the full power of a modern PC processor.

File description


The description written in the program is GWX.

File version

 6.3.9600.18155 (winblue_ltsb.151204-0600)

File version 6.3.9600.18155 (winblue_ltsb.151204-0600).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This app does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from gwx.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.