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Program info

Estimated safety rating


vlc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if vlc.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe

Usually, the default name and path where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 0cdc919856b2ff1ff291daad4b485b31.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire set of features of current computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 VLC media player 2.1.1

The description present in the program is VLC media player 2.1.1.

File version


File version extracted from the file 2.1.1.



Company VideoLAN.


 Copyright © 1996-2013 VideoLAN and VLC Authors

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 1996-2013 VideoLAN and VLC Authors.

Has valid windows


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

Digitally signed


A digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.