What is WgaLogon.dll?

WgaLogon.dll is part of Windows Genuine Advantage and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the WgaLogon.dll version information.

WgaLogon.dll's description is "Windows Genuine Advantage Notification"

WgaLogon.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

WgaLogon.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about WgaLogon.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on WgaLogon.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameWindows Genuine Advantage
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Genuine Advantage Notification
Internal nameWgaNotify
Original filenameWgaLogon.dll
Legal copyright© 1995-2007 Microsoft Corporation
Product version1.7.0017.0
File version1.7.0017.0

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

Product nameWindows Genuine Advantage
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Genuine Advantage Notification
Internal nameWgaNotify
Original filenameWgaLogon.dll
Legal copyright© 1995-2007 Microsoft Corporation
Product version1.7.0017.0
File version1.7.0017.0

Digital signatures [?]

WgaLogon.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number61469ecb000400000065

VirusTotal report

None of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the WgaLogon.dll file.

None of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the WgaLogon.dll file.

Folder name variants

WgaLogon.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\system32\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named WgaLogon.dll

WgaLogon.dll (470 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5627b55fad15c6b03b44198afbeebab1a
SHA256c173ae4827d5ac0580751397d855e8d6f5b4267b40e7b40406c0ef572dd25af6

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User vote results: There were 26 votes to remove and 229 votes to keep

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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# 11 Apr 2014, 5:58

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