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Program info

Estimated safety rating


metrostart.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if metrostart.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\UX Pack\WinMetro\MetroStart.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\UX Pack\WinMetro\MetroStart.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 0268a9bc6320ccca1dc271ba3a6689d7.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 WinMetro Start

The description stored in the file is WinMetro Start.

File version

File version stored as a property



Author IObit.


 Copyright (C) 2012 - 2013

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2012 - 2013.

Has valid windows


This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.

Is an encrypted file


The code of this executable seems to have been compressed or encrypted so it can not be easily decompiled.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


metrostart.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from metrostart.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 IObit Information Technology

Digitally signed by: IObit Information Technology

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

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

Can be uninstalled


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