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Program info

Estimated safety rating


iexplore.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if iexplore.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

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

This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 49988e109823c2580e26e484d8fea550.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This application 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. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Internet Explorer

The description written in the file is Internet Explorer.

File version

 11.00.9600.18838 (winblue_ltsb.171013-1838)

File version 11.00.9600.18838 (winblue_ltsb.171013-1838).


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


iexplore.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


iexplore.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in iexplore.exe is valid. This is very good.

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 stored in registry.