placesserver.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if placesserver.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
The default name and path where this application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is cd502609750ca68abf3011bc5e4a77ec.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
placesserver.exe appears to use the functions of 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 present in the file is Maps.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
placesserver.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in placesserver.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.