iexplore.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if iexplore.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.
The default name and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is e3da77b534d7dff8a2ae6a577a44703b.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
iexplore.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Internet Explorer.
File version stored as a property 11.00.9600.18124 (winblue_ltsb.151109-1247).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
iexplore.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
iexplore.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in iexplore.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.