launcher.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if launcher.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
This program is normally found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is a1893180cc1ae9763cdaa06d544843c9.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the exe is Opera Internet Browser.
File version 36.0.2130.32.
Author Opera Software.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright Opera Software 2016.
Some unusual features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
launcher.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in launcher.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Opera Software ASA
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.