What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 27

Our database contains 22581 different files for filename explorer.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the explorer.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name explorer.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows Explorer. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process explorer.exe.

explorer.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Windows Explorer
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Operating System:
Windows Vista
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Norton AntiVirus Online2016-09-07 09:11:23
Avira Antivirus2016-09-05 20:19:24
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.02016-09-04 06:31:58
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-03 10:05:10
Norton Security2016-09-02 12:14:58
Symantec Endpoint Protection2016-08-30 01:56:02
PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus2016-08-27 19:57:08
Norton Internet Security2016-08-24 18:13:40
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

Is the Process "explorer.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "explorer.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

98% of reviewed files with different MD5 are marked as Safe .
93% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
7% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "explorer.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Admin (Variant: 27)

    Explorer.exe is name of the system process in which runs Windows Program Manager. This manager is responsible for displaying of the desktop icons, Task Bar or Start menu.