What is microsoft.photos.exe?
microsoft.photos.exe is Microsoft’s photos app that’s integrated with Microsoft Onedrive. You can store all your photos safely with Microsoft and share them with others. This app is useful if you want to store all your photos in one safe place that’s backed up regularly by Microsoft itself.
Publisher: Unsigned… strangely enough.
microsoft.photos.exe stands for Microsoft Photos. Surprised?
What does microsoft.photos.exe do?
Organizes and backs up your photos on Windows.
Is microsoft.photos.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if microsoft.photos.exe is safe or malware.
- 1. See who signed the microsoft.photos.exe (check the publisher)
- 2. Scan microsoft.photos.exe with Windows Security.
- 3. Check the network activity of microsoft.photos.exe.
- 4. Analyze microsoft.photos.exe with VirusTotal.
- 5. Run it in Windows Sandbox.
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Why does microsoft.photos.exe access the network?
While investigating microsoft.photos.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in Austin, TX USA we found it connects to servers controlled by Microsoft at e-0009.e-msedge.net. We think these are the servers that Microsoft uses to back up your photos. If you don’t plan to use this app we found there are no issues with blocking it using GlassWire’s firewall.
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