microsoftedgecp.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if microsoftedgecp.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 virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
Usually, this application is stored in C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\microsoftedgecp.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 0bd0029d4db1ae29640692c2ddfa5c49.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
microsoftedgecp.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of modern CPUs.
The description extracted from the file is Microsoft Edge Content Process.
File version 11.00.10586.20 (th2_release_sec.151123-1940).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
microsoftedgecp.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
microsoftedgecp.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from microsoftedgecp.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.