What is Code.exe?

Code.exe is a part of VisualStudioCode and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the Code.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Code.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Code.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

System Information:
Your machine is currently running: unknown
Outbyte PC Repair utility is incompatible with your operating system.

Select Language:

Code.exe's description is "VisualStudioCode".

Code.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

Code.exe is an .exe file.

Code.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Programs\Microsoft VS Code\Code.exe

Code.exe basic information

Description
VisualStudioCode
Internal Name
electron.exe
Version
1.52.1
Hash
7181971F81D8C71A9C70AFE79DCB4BF1

Code.exe running processes

%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.1.3\bin\cpptools.exe
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.2.0-insiders\bin\cpptools.exe
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\sumneko.lua-1.11.2\server\bin\Windows\lua-language-server.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\nodejs\node.exe
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.2.0-insiders2\bin\cpptools.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\ms-python.python-2021.1.502429796\languageServer.0.5.59\Microsoft.Python.LanguageServer.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\wbem\WMIC.exe
%HOMEPATH%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.2.0-insiders3\bin\cpptools.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
%TMP%\vscode-update-user-x64\CodeSetup-stable-8490d3dde47c57ba65ec40dd192d014fd2113496.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\CMake\bin\cmake.exe

Code.exe actions

List of the actions Code.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\Code\User\globalStorage\state.vscdb-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\TransportSecurity
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Network Persistent State
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\LOG
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedExtensions\user
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedData\ea3859d4ba2f3e577a159bc91e3074c5d85c0523
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\data_3
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\data_2
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\data_1
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\data_0
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\000003.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\wasm\index-dir\the-real-index
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\wasm\index-dir\temp-index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\wasm\index-dir
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\000001.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\MANIFEST-000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\LOCK
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\wasm\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\wasm
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Crashpad\settings.dat
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Crashpad\reports
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Crashpad
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedExtensions\builtin
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedExtensions
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\rapid_render.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cookies-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cookies
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\languagepacks.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\machineid
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\globalStorage\state.vscdb
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache\data_3
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache\data_2
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache\data_1
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache\data_0
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\GPUCache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\js\index-dir\the-real-index
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\js\index-dir\temp-index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\js\index-dir
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Backups\workspaces.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\storage.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\blob_storage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\js\index
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache\js
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Code Cache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\globalStorage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\logs
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Backups
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedData
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Dictionaries
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code
new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\vscode\shell\open\command
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\vscode\shell\open
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\vscode\shell
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\vscode\\URL Protocol
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\vscode
new registry key created
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\argv.json
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\.vscode
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Local Storage\leveldb\LOG.old
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Crashpad\metadata
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\globalStorage\state.vscdb.backup
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\000003.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\CURRENT
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\000001.dbtmp
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\MANIFEST-000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\LOCK
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Session Storage\LOG.old
file renamed
%APPDATA%\Code\User\snippets
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000002
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000001
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000003
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000004
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\CachedExtensionVSIXs
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000005
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000006
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000007
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000008
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000009
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000b
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000a
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\settings.json
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000c
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000d
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000e
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000010
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_00000f
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\FontLookupTableCache\font_unique_name_table.pb
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\FontLookupTableCache
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000013
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\Cache\f_000012
new file created

Code.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

Similar .exe files creating new elements on your PC with similar volume:

Code.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

19%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Code.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Code.exe as a useful program

22%

of users find Code.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

3%

of users find Code.exe to be malicious or a scam

Do you know Code.exe?

Rate the Code.exe file
malicious or a scam program
potentially unwanted program
useful program
Thank you!

Popular .exe files


All .exe files >