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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

The default name and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is e3da77b534d7dff8a2ae6a577a44703b.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


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.

Belongs to the operating system


iexplore.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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.

File description

 Internet Explorer

The description present in the exe is Internet Explorer.

File version

 11.00.9600.18124 (winblue_ltsb.151109-1247)

File version stored as a property 11.00.9600.18124 (winblue_ltsb.151109-1247).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


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.

Digitally signed


iexplore.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in iexplore.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.