opera.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if opera.exe is on your system, 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 good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
This application is normally found in C:\Program Files\Opera\44.0.2510.857\opera.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is b01a8b50e745c505cf5d47f01362f49e.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full power of modern computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Opera Internet Browser.
File version 44.0.2510.857.
Author Opera Software.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright Opera Software 2017.
opera.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
opera.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from opera.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Opera Software AS
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.