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Program info

Estimated safety rating


gwx.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if gwx.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path


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

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is fa34e3a8ff05f69b2edea72438e7ffff.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


gwx.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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

File description


The description written in the exe is GWX.

File version

 6.3.9600.18345 (winblue_ltsb.160519-0600)

File version 6.3.9600.18345 (winblue_ltsb.160519-0600).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This executable does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Digitally signed


gwx.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to gwx.exe is valid. This is excellent.

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 string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.