What is the "explorer.exe" ? Variant 42689

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® -käyttöjärjestelmä and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Resurssienhallinta. 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® -käyttöjärjestelmä
Microsoft Corporation
6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105)
Operating System:
Windows XP
Medium oc1

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Avira Antivirus2015-07-27 12:36:23
F-Secure Client Security 9.002015-06-11 20:50:54
Immunet 32015-04-11 01:06:18
Panda Antivirus Pro 20152015-02-02 12:13:56
Microsoft Security Essentials2015-01-29 15:01:01
COMODO Antivirus2015-01-18 22:50:49
avast! Antivirus2014-11-25 23:57:46
ZoneAlarm Antivirus2014-09-16 08:46:56
Panda Cloud Antivirus2014-06-10 22:41:24
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20142014-06-06 19:28:04
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 Anonymous (Variant: 42689)

    This is a much needed part of Ms XP. It can be attaced by viruses and altered, best to reinstall XP.