razercortex.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if razercortex.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Razer Cortex\RazerCortex.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 944002e941cff05eac0058bcb84d73d4.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full set of features of current PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Razer Cortex.
File version 188.8.131.5213.
Maker Razer Inc..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2012, 2016. Razer Inc..
This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.
razercortex.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from razercortex.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Razer USA Ltd.
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.