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Windows 7: explorer.exe INFECTED?.pls help.Thank You


09 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
explorer.exe INFECTED?.pls help.Thank You

Hi all,

Well.explorer.exe size has changed...But there has been windows 7 updates,etc.
Every winodws 7 update is up to date,etc.But i would replace it but i don't know if its changed from an update or infected,etc.Thanks,So would anyone know if this is the legit file?.Thank You
The size of my explorer.exe is 2.49 MB (2,616,320 bytes)




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09 Mar 2011   #2

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi and hello from the forums
here is mine in the snapshot i don't think you need to worry are you having problems with it?


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09 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Windows 7 x86 (32bit), is the same size on my system. It is fine.
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09 Mar 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Here's mine, on Windows 7 Ultimate, x64. I think you're OK. Anything wrong with your system? Or you're just got curious?

Note, how the "Date Modified" is the same for everybody


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09 Mar 2011   #5

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

have a read here at File Inspect Library >>> Explorer.exe - What is explorer.exe? - Windows Explorer
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09 Mar 2011   #6

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

here is an alternative to windows explorer. xplorer≤ >>> xplorer¬≤ Windows File Manager (Explorer replacement)

also Windows File Explorer i have attached it in the zip file if anyone is interested -
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Windows File Explorer is a file manager for Windows similar to Windows Explorer. But Windows File Explorer uses a different approach: it features many options that Microsoft's Windows Explorer is missing like image preview and it has two fixed file views side by side (but can be change to a single file view) that is useful when copying many files from folder to folder.
softonic >>> http://windows-file-explorer.en.softonic.com/


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09 Mar 2011   #7

 
 

Hi,

The file is exactly the same size on my system (x86)...

Name:  Explorer.png
Views: 9
Size:  8.3 KB

Depending on what updates are installed, there may be slight changes to the file but it's nothing to worry about.

For piece of mind, you may wish to download MalwareBytes and perform a Full System Scan.
Note   Note
Most full scans will detect threats but 9/10 are actually harmless due to them being cookies with certain signitures. Once the scan is complete, read the log to see if/what threats it picks up



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