iexplore.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if iexplore.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against viruses and malware.
The default name and path where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is a88b8741bf50954d6c5db260755209ed.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
iexplore.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the file is Internet Explorer.
File version stored as a property 10.00.9200.17568 (win8_gdr.151106-1757).
Publisher Microsoft Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
iexplore.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.
iexplore.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to iexplore.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.