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Program info

Estimated safety rating


iexplore.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if iexplore.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

This program is normally found in C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 455fbe995e8e809da3ebb78c447202d9.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Belongs to the operating system


iexplore.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Internet Explorer

The description stored in the file is Internet Explorer.

File version

 11.00.9600.18315 (winblue_ltsb_escrow.160422-1749)

File version extracted from the file 11.00.9600.18315 (winblue_ltsb_escrow.160422-1749).


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


iexplore.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.

Digitally signed


iexplore.exe has a digital signature. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to iexplore.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.