vlc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if vlc.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 yourself against threats.
The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 6be3c25337808814cd8be71ae3c30a86.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the exe is VLC media player.
File version stored as a property 3.0.3.
Copyright notice Copyright © 1996-2018 VideoLAN and VLC Authors.
vlc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
vlc.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to vlc.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: VideoLAN
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.