What is explorer32.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the explorer32.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Explorer32.exe file information

The process known as GArgAk77QI0mfa or OneClient belongs to software explorer32 or EGiLPYW7lLN22bw by HPc8rnsO6.

Description: Explorer32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file explorer32.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 116,224 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 118,784 bytes or 122,880 bytes. 
There is no file information. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, Winlogon\Shell). Explorer32.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Explorer32.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If explorer32.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder, the security rating is 24% dangerous. The file size is 221,184 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 77,824 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run, Winlogon\Shell). The explorer32.exe file is not a Windows system file. explorer32.exe appears to be a compressed file.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with OneClient come up, you can uninstall it software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

Important: Some malware also uses the file name explorer32.exe, for example Trojan.Usuge!gen3 or Downloader (detected by Symantec), and Worm.Win32.VBNA.b or Packed.Win32.Katusha.a (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the explorer32.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It is part of PC tattletale (a monitoring program) I believe
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Summary: Average user rating of explorer32.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks explorer32.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving explorer32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with explorer32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the explorer32.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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