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.
This program is normally found in C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 455fbe995e8e809da3ebb78c447202d9.
This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
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.
iexplore.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
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.
The description stored in the file is Internet Explorer.
File version extracted from the file 11.00.9600.18315 (winblue_ltsb_escrow.160422-1749).
Author 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 invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
iexplore.exe has a digital signature. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to iexplore.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.