winlogon.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if winlogon.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
Usually, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 52449fd429d6053b78ae564def303870.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
winlogon.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the full power of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Windows Logon Application.
File version stored as a property 6.1.7601.18540 (win7sp1_gdr.140716-1508).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
winlogon.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from winlogon.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.