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Program info

Estimated safety rating


openvpn.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if openvpn.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 clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\OpenVPN\openvpn.exe

Usually, the default filename and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\OpenVPN\openvpn.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 2e596c7c4351b9afc1cd4f5352ba86a2.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 OpenVPN Daemon

The description stored in the exe is OpenVPN Daemon.

File version


File version 2.3_git.0.


 The OpenVPN Project

Company name The OpenVPN Project.


 Copyright © The OpenVPN Project

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © The OpenVPN Project.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.