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Program info

Estimated safety rating


vlc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if vlc.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is found in C:\Users\UserName\Music\6\vlc-2.2.8\vlc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is a54ad655841822370fc2cb3ce2cd987b.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 VLC media player

The description present in the file is VLC media player.

File version


File version 2.2.8.



Publisher VideoLAN.


 Copyright © 1996-2017 VideoLAN and VLC Authors

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 1996-2017 VideoLAN and VLC Authors.

Has valid windows


vlc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.

Digitally signed


vlc.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to vlc.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name


Digital certificate name: VideoLAN

Issuer name

 DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


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