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Program info

Estimated safety rating


node.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if node.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Usually, the default filename and path where the application is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is e8cceaad234f0f51dd6670b86b36fd7a.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of current computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Node.js: Server-side JavaScript

The description extracted from the program is Node.js: Server-side JavaScript.

File version


File version 4.4.4.



Maker Node.js.


 Copyright Node.js contributors. MIT license.

Copyright notice Copyright Node.js contributors. MIT license..

Has valid windows


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

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


node.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from node.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Node.js Foundation

Digital certificate name: Node.js Foundation

Issuer name

 DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.