What is Winword.exe?
Winword.exe is an app you’re probably very familiar with, in fact it’s one of the most popular applications in the world on Mac and Windows. Winword.exe is Microsoft Word, the most popular word processing software. If you’ve ever written a document for work or school you most likely used Microsoft Word.
Publisher: Winword.exe should be signed by Microsoft Corporation.
Winword.exe stands for Windows Word, or Microsoft Word.
What does Winword.exe do?
Windword.exe makes it easy to write documents for work or school, then share them with others.
Is Winword.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if Winword.exe is safe or malware.
- 1. See who signed the Winword.exe (check the publisher)
- 2. Scan Winword.exe with Windows Security.
- 3. Check the network activity of Winword.exe.
- 4. Analyze Winword.exe with VirusTotal.
- 5. Run it in Windows Sandbox.
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Why does Winword.exe access the network?
While monitoring winword.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in Austin, Texas USA we found it connects to servers controlled by Microsoft at e1723.g.akamaiedge.net. We believe Microsoft Word connects to the network to make sure you’re using a paid version of the software, to provide extra downloaded features, and to provide updates for the popular word processing app. We don’t recommend blocking Word with the GlassWire firewall if you have the paid version of the app because it could cause your paid Office subscription to stop working.
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