What is PowerToys.exe?

PowerToys.exe is part of PowerToys and developed by Microsoft Corp. according to the PowerToys.exe version information.

PowerToys.exe's description is "PowerToys Runner"

PowerToys.exe is digitally signed by Janea Systems, Inc..

PowerToys.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\PowerToys\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about PowerToys.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on PowerToys.exe:

PropertyValue
Product namePowerToys
Company nameMicrosoft Corp.
File descriptionPowerToys Runner
Internal namePowerToys Runner
Original filenamePowerToys.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2019 Microsoft Corp.
Product version0.11.0.0
File version0.11.0.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product namePowerToys
Company nameMicrosoft Corp.
File descriptionPowerToys Runner
Internal namePowerToys Runner
Original filenamePowerToys.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2019 Microsoft Corp.
Product version0.11.0.0
File version0.11.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

PowerToys.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameJanea Systems, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO RSA Extended Validation Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number009213ff19cbcd8b0cfa3e596edef7ac32

VirusTotal report

None of the 65 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the PowerToys.exe file.

None of the 65 anti-virus programs detected the PowerToys.exe file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5f8cc86f2ea33810e5e31c542ce6634d8
SHA2560e9ffb172ad13b3fdeb00b606d6fba76b5aa388f7529a22380c24f71a9389220

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to powertoys.exe:

powertoys.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

powertoys.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

PowerToys Runner has stopped working.

End Program - powertoys.exe. This program is not responding.

powertoys.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

powertoys.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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