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Program info

Estimated safety rating


placesserver.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" flags detailed bellow. It is not yet known if placesserver.exe is malware or a legit program that doesn't harm your computer. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsMaps_4.1509.50911.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\PlacesServer.exe

Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsMaps_4.1509.50911.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\PlacesServer.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is cb54817aab1d1d4e9e9a17bc9b77e996.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description


The description stored in the program is Maps.

File version

 10.0.10240.16406 (th1_st1_apps_dev01.150729-1800)

File version extracted from the file 10.0.10240.16406 (th1_st1_apps_dev01.150729-1800).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


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

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.