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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mpcmdrun.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if mpcmdrun.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe

This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is a25038c6e0a7091f2790ef3599b66573.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This application can put to good use the full power of a current PC cpu.

File description

 Microsoft Malware Protection Command Line Utility

The description stored in the exe is Microsoft Malware Protection Command Line Utility.

File version

 4.9.10586.494 (th2_release_sec.160630-1736)

File version 4.9.10586.494 (th2_release_sec.160630-1736).


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


mpcmdrun.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


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

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.