iexplore.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if iexplore.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, this application is stored in C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is b3581f426dc500a51091cdd5bacf0454.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps 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 use the full set of features of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is Internet Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 11.00.9600.17728 (winblue_r9.150312-1720).
Producer Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
iexplore.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.
iexplore.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from iexplore.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.