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Program info

Estimated safety rating


rundll32.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if rundll32.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This program is usually stored on disk in C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is c648901695e275c8f2ad04b687a68ce2.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Belongs to the operating system


rundll32.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows host process (Rundll32)

The description extracted from the exe is Windows host process (Rundll32).

File version

 6.1.7601.23755 (win7sp1_ldr.170330-0600)

File version extracted from the file 6.1.7601.23755 (win7sp1_ldr.170330-0600).


 Microsoft Corporation

Publisher Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


rundll32.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.

Digitally signed


rundll32.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in rundll32.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.