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What is ekrn.exe? Eset Service (NOD32)

Vendor:      ESET
Product:     Eset Smart Security
Vendor Website:      http://www.eset.com/products/nod32.php
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ekrn.exe is a detection engine for ESET NOD32 Anti-Virus.
ekrn is "who" detects and remove virus, spyware, etc.

ekrn.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.24%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 69 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
ekrn.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x975f2a69157c21219d7daf00cac46bce More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xe4bbcf64446a377bdb1d24b0acbadaad More File Information 5/24/2018 Signed 2 4 13 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xe1c20953bf7e3229d414be233560e0df More File Information 5/16/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xe1b1a98fb3610739d28f79c92edfc99f More File Information 5/15/2018 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x1e19a61c59fc223429ab5fe4cdfbea63 More File Information 5/12/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xbcc05b4c673878f197b984363ddf26b8 More File Information 5/4/2018 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x7cdf767916296f15bc9bc2fa4b18b265 More File Information 4/27/2018 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x15e06e87b02f463a701f7d573b15d566 More File Information 4/19/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x0597aa1807e70bf8db3c4f971fdf7b89 More File Information 4/18/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x3543c6195d5ed4eda0316d3e1ba0e6ee More File Information 4/17/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xa32e6d4182f73c35dcba16fe0eb5fb72 More File Information 4/16/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x83a9ef0f3f1aa1e474a6d33ad191f2ba More File Information 4/14/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x5b11087e947af96ffee2126694a0c553 More File Information 4/6/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xefa198f8983d064a81052851f7bb80c2 More File Information 3/31/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x407ea7642c77c84a25bfbe7d6986499a More File Information 3/23/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xfb5453892ec5cf4626d2077832f0081c More File Information 3/14/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xd1b3790dd08f2707e1e10e8090de1808 More File Information 3/12/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xf354987bbfdeebb19ab302538b830f30 More File Information 3/2/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xeb257afb07a19f4c38c260ba1ce09599 More File Information 2/28/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xc48e76a3ecfdac63420b38ac1fe07186 More File Information 2/1/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x2707c37821d2a721b158ac7420d82f8a More File Information 1/27/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x453f69112deb7779463f2815d872962c More File Information 1/25/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x29a9d2b9862204f3350bcb36fdd669fb More File Information 1/21/2018 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x91a0aaa86955fe3e125a08618aa42e5d More File Information 12/25/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x02e1dec17ca6aeef2d5b4945bc29d57b More File Information 12/18/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x4ae1bc9a8e95129ca45feadb06a55e29 More File Information 12/14/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xfb51e8e39e3fdb6757874653b743be72 More File Information 11/22/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xcfb101473af34308b47c497121973ab9 More File Information 11/2/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xcd2ee2015444d289d148520fc3652f6d More File Information 11/1/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xf33d2c0fa88e3857f6d7718368152935 More File Information 10/18/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xa5f63285c1b6c4b396d9ace0dffc88ef More File Information 9/15/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xd543e7e8bcae3f5d256335eee809adf5 More File Information 9/10/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x0f32048bf3ea2a85fe3ac48e8e7b7c85 More File Information 8/17/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x2e9c69f241eee4544705bf95e030d149 More File Information 8/15/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x694c4931f5653e11d391c0c37e37425a More File Information 7/22/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x191d8eccc40f05b52fac0513f35ba01d More File Information 7/20/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x4f270920c9761f88287bcf82c423ef40 More File Information 7/4/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x1d41a3271888d6d97aa9f040878eb707 More File Information 6/20/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x58fbda10fc403cf9f82abd0a68129ba3 More File Information 6/14/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x4cb575d97653fa91ffb02da3105eb084 More File Information 5/17/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x7fe34fd5652c54bda8d2df8ac92e833a More File Information 4/4/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x2625ce77a72f9b4b5739a6fa8909626c More File Information 3/31/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x5e1276d3965b1c27326699df46599ee8 More File Information 3/21/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xb39d40f4d928d330eabd6b6a01135ea0 More File Information 3/14/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x08bdf4d0b8ba33f96a0620fb101a4608 More File Information 2/17/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x9f8dad98cd208b31f47d30b6cd9c0536 More File Information 2/16/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x3f473f4618657bc2e1451eae5c705ac6 More File Information 1/27/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x49485fa5c3a8a5ce866b281e75e99f24 More File Information 1/17/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xad4faade819e0da9933bea7c01d2c763 More File Information 1/13/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x3c52420285c0e12061ee1ff76930e3a6 More File Information 11/26/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xfddad27e9a20d0dac04facbf67afbfc1 More File Information 11/16/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x2fdf6f36499371cc253c3de69465d39e More File Information 10/17/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x4ac589eb5a034207a69b2e2801fda04a More File Information 10/3/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x6e4a1dbdf11bc7d1574a866614c19d57 More File Information 9/2/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xdaf99fe080b679f9cdae71826bb7bc4a More File Information 8/11/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x48640aef703dad46bd2f84573b6aebbf More File Information 8/6/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x287d7c125cccba0d2111181f44be2c2a More File Information 7/29/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x6576cdef9945dfa6bae25fa0119468e9 More File Information 7/11/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x66f584549edba3935632fdb17dba6184 More File Information 6/2/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xf1db56a7c59278dc68de7dbfe9f6c73b More File Information 5/2/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x2caea991c88588e1f0b1eb78ff50e180 More File Information 4/20/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x96a19820229ef943a1ccccb7d19428d5 More File Information 4/7/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x05d36fcab501c67dea797fafb5c42ac5 More File Information 3/24/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x2c2469ff10f51572d1f6573751e40462 More File Information 3/1/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xffe9eac9dc4b086825ca3b0c53f03d05 More File Information 1/15/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x795bd4a690c00b75f55dc94c95a9fca0 More File Information 12/22/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x0d107e283581b624f6f0b0d3bf46ceff More File Information 12/14/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xc7bb95cf9631aa401e4aded1648f6af7 More File Information 10/9/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xa35c45eafea7aab76f1d8ab74dbc5878 More File Information 10/1/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x90dc87d0b379781e7cf2ced4d559fd6b More File Information 9/9/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x80d9141ff39b15cd00e29b151ef8c6b8 More File Information 8/13/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xe6a6e6d58a8dcb64a0ffbc43863d0a80 More File Information 8/12/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xd228affa02d8c0262e265abcb74e8672 More File Information 7/16/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x92733387661510b288ef465060859940 More File Information 7/14/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xcd76857c30bb34d5d9e02a7c9de5fb9e More File Information 6/2/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xf4f0f6077f069c41d22b0b1e56a52670 More File Information 6/1/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x73b0195e0405051cc2b69e84ec3f64d1 More File Information 5/30/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xf0eebac2f362aa866188a1c0ef819cb9 More File Information 5/23/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x7f77f09348d004027b5246ecb433c328 More File Information 3/11/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x2a95397f98bab4aefc4a4c03f193817e More File Information 2/22/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xb53a033bc5ab8abb87b3f8d1259c41bb More File Information 1/20/2015 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xd5d4124827086ba54f6bfe75ce330531 More File Information 12/20/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x44d687a3124deb9585d62da2dd4fd626 More File Information 2/9/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x9737fc97b5c941f083c4e46cbcce2d4a More File Information 1/23/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x501c1787ca4fac7f6e9f585e96eb2fac More File Information 12/16/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xd84ce4a6dbaffc4d6725c88e4b431387 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x55057fbc9ca026cda3bc68bba1605b90 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xf104620f84cc637626368fb8bc3398f8 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x8b3dfd9ce0c55e9ff5febeef0b45c87e More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xb3a69d010ad2e007bdfe0ac970552fa3 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x92d594450a59686da534e9bc5782ef58 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x7f69964274272c4df172ad2d79014732 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xa5f63285c1b6c4b396d9ace0dffc88ef 12/29/2017 3:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 714 KB
2 Status 0x191d8eccc40f05b52fac0513f35ba01d 2/11/2016 9:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 791 KB
3 Status 0xcb143dcd8864442cfcf37629002766e3 1/14/2016 7:13:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 952 KB
4 Status 0xf1db56a7c59278dc68de7dbfe9f6c73b 7/2/2015 4:54:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1311 KB
5 Status 0xcd76857c30bb34d5d9e02a7c9de5fb9e 1/27/2015 12:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 791 KB
6 Status 0xf0eebac2f362aa866188a1c0ef819cb9 1/22/2015 12:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 952 KB
7 Status 0x6576cdef9945dfa6bae25fa0119468e9 1/18/2015 2:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 891 KB
8 Status 0xde0542189b2853e6118c42a9d6b7c2a7 1/13/2015 4:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 457 KB
9 Status 0xd543e7e8bcae3f5d256335eee809adf5 12/11/2014 7:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 710 KB
10 Status 0x1d36c991132b92ba1e18783b065184e3 11/13/2014 10:34:00 PM Unknown 3.0.642 Eset Service (NOD32) / Smart Security 457 KB
11 Status 0x8791f03854611deac8d2967c1c958a7e 11/8/2014 9:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 714 KB
12 Status 0x501c1787ca4fac7f6e9f585e96eb2fac 9/26/2014 8:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1302 KB
13 Status 0xefa198f8983d064a81052851f7bb80c2 8/16/2014 9:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 791 KB
14 Status 0xb44ac8e10898d39243f8033a6c3b7132 12/18/2013 12:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 710 KB
15 Status 0x92d594450a59686da534e9bc5782ef58 3/22/2013 6:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1310 KB
16 Status 0xe95ab781773870bd68abe1ae1b57a8ac 12/25/2012 10:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1298 KB
17 Status 0x52f63774a1866258bf64488a75ca1757 9/30/2012 7:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1257 KB
18 Status 0xfb5453892ec5cf4626d2077832f0081c 7/30/2012 9:41:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 952 KB
19 Status 0x41310c7b494cd29af2849df72b1512f1 7/23/2012 5:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 936 KB
20 Status 0x2d24e005a0326f6f0823cce22db929f7 6/12/2012 8:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 1092 KB
21 Status 0x3b944199f8edd76be94460c0361409ab 5/26/2012 7:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 952 KB
22 Status 0x8471f4c783aa72d801a83309f3cbaa37 4/28/2012 11:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 795 KB
23 Status 0x09549e695970ed5d53404dcf1d774f4e 2/4/2012 10:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 457 KB
24 Status 0xf5179458b21780a88056c142f395406f 2/4/2012 1:18:00 PM Unknown 3.0.642 Eset Service (NOD32) / Smart Security 461 KB
25 Status 0x748ab6d27c09efea0ded4ea2740dddf5 2/1/2012 1:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Eset Service (NOD32) 791 KB



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