What is win.exe?

win.exe is part of Microsoft ® Windows Script Host and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the win.exe version information.

win.exe's description is "Microsoft ® Windows Based Script Host"

win.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

win.exe is usually located in the 'V:\Windows\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on win.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft ® Windows Script Host
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft ® Windows Based Script Host
Internal namewscript.exe
Original filenamewscript.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version5.812.10240.16384
File version5.812.10240.16384

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

Product nameMicrosoft ® Windows Script Host
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft ® Windows Based Script Host
Internal namewscript.exe
Original filenamewscript.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version5.812.10240.16384
File version5.812.10240.16384

Digital signatures [?]

win.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Production PCA 2011
Certificate serial number33000002ed2c45e4c145cf48440000000002ed

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the win.exe file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the win.exe file.

Filename variants

win.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

win.exe may also be located in other folders than V:\Windows\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named win.exe

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD54d780d8f77047ee1c65f747d9f63a1fe
SHA256391d47d21304f8f97254a6537aa65476609fc222ad0ad86e7008419d61735a9c

Error Messages

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

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

win.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.

Microsoft ® Windows Based Script Host has stopped working.

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

win.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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