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Program info

Estimated safety rating


iexplore.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if iexplore.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.

Executable file path

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

Usually, this application is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 57235107a9362e763e7cd605eb8cca55.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

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 application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of modern computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers 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

 11.00.9600.18792 (winblue_ltsb.170813-0600)

File version extracted from the file 11.00.9600.18792 (winblue_ltsb.170813-0600).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company name 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 work in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


iexplore.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to 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 an uninstall command set up in registry.