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What is iexplore.exe? Internet Explorer?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Internet Explorer
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: iexplore.exe is used by the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser program and will always be running while you're accessing the PC Pitstop site.

iexplore.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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iexplore.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 99.00%
Average CPU use for this program: 1%
Average RAM for this program: 74 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
iexplore.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x56c32dfc792417c8c6352aa4ba23a711 3/15/2018 9:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 651 KB
2 Status 0x15e8a89499741d5cf59a9cf6463a4339 1/27/2018 8:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 619 KB
3 Status 0x5c075118e55e43defcda44fb0e9edd90 1/26/2018 7:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 527 KB
4 Status 0x07208bc48cd83abded1b3a95f062f4e7 8/9/2017 2:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1332 KB
5 Status 0xe8305c30d35e85d6657ed3e9934cb302 6/18/2017 6:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 620 KB
6 Status 0x603dc84f2ad944abb10958f5bfed7149 12/30/2016 1:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 639 KB
7 Status 0x3eeaa8384be4451fe479a33a0ef8b372 8/12/2014 9:36:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 793 KB
8 Status 0xf95f57db1a5790c3a3f4ecc09a4a4853 7/28/2014 5:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1129 KB
9 Status 0x157f8de991396c536820d7fa5c8dcf7d 7/13/2014 7:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 611 KB
10 Status 0xac85ed8a31069fa5636dcb8b0c69848e 6/30/2014 12:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1708 KB
11 Status 0x260afcd3f72d3b260be5346b8b97b7aa 5/8/2014 5:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 764 KB
12 Status 0xe235ef2d2ce7f5f37c6f4d94075e87f5 5/7/2014 10:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1279 KB
13 Status 0x29764408d562ce5f04abd64b01f81f3b 4/24/2014 3:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1704 KB
14 Status 0xd8d51dac7592f4d2be7178459fea3827 4/17/2014 3:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 752 KB
15 Status 0x776cca1d4af7dc2e10099c71804cd993 3/18/2014 5:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 792 KB
16 Status 0x0db6f164169c73a30ac8d5aa6941cb7a 2/27/2014 8:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 789 KB
17 Status 0xfa213ff6f3f237c9ef20b96d83f4c805 2/24/2014 3:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 562 KB
18 Status 0xf73b08b663c916d527c8b80788578f94 2/15/2014 9:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 789 KB
19 Status 0xcf09220b99c84e8b428b31219d0c8266 1/25/2014 8:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 787 KB
20 Status 0xed239afee1b336d646d8005a9ef15cfd 1/15/2014 4:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 787 KB
21 Status 0x51617874883e86c8b9b0a1d31c0b2ce5 1/12/2014 12:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 787 KB
22 Status 0x828b708558051d29104f7f5511ff5097 1/5/2014 7:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 951 KB
23 Status 0xe75a8f0f4ebc66a4f2fc7ef6db3b8256 11/24/2013 5:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 821 KB
24 Status 0x647df90347bf0cb2f4880e70e1187697 11/18/2013 6:46:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1147 KB
25 Status 0xc4d12b3289f9bfc4b72f0827b64ba53c 11/15/2013 1:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 1264 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xc2be25dd19719108932cd6babe2efd70 4/15/2015 12:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 91 KB
2 Status 0xc7b06a4abc2d4dde7486c207b45cecd9 4/3/2015 6:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 91 KB
3 Status 0x92b1834f54eab14b0b7137e6cef5e1b2 2/28/2015 1:08:00 AM Unknown 6.00.2600.0000 (xpclient.010817-1148) Internet Explorer 89 KB
4 Status 0x385d1644e676c96eb07848ada63e37fa 1/12/2015 6:12:00 PM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 91 KB
5 Status 0xf6e10eab6e2833821c00f95da879868a 1/5/2015 3:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 110 KB
6 Status 0xe3ece6202c2c667c45d06dbb4debd8e9 12/27/2014 5:16:00 AM Unknown 6.00.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) Internet Explorer 92 KB
7 Status 0x52fd531cf6e2fb9eb12f63411475af20 12/16/2014 7:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 497 KB
8 Status 0x78d969f35cd64bf0761f731fca5fc99d 9/16/2014 6:07:00 PM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 91 KB
9 Status 0x656e4567c7d3cd771538abe93f47eeb7 9/11/2014 2:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 118 KB
10 Status 0xb9275d2d89720ece7a7ffc07f62c5234 8/30/2014 4:56:00 AM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 91 KB
11 Status 0x69e3202dcb3f4c432262100a2175bdd5 8/21/2014 3:38:00 PM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 91 KB
12 Status 0x9db9cef1bf78c4ecc8366c1dc959ac89 8/10/2014 1:47:00 AM Unknown 6.00.2800.1106 (xpsp1.020828-1920) Internet Explorer 89 KB
13 Status 0x2382c75eb05c16efce314dd68361a9dc 7/29/2014 12:32:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 91 KB
14 Status 0x34a486e7b7e057a066ab632320a8976b 5/2/2013 8:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 110 KB
15 Status 0x3010337a52329569beb2771669d22442 1/9/2013 2:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 96 KB
16 Status 0x0f4347d9973aefc116f113a22f977de2 12/17/2012 4:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 117 KB
17 Status 0x16113a85213913e274735965b5392acd 8/24/2012 1:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 109 KB
18 Status 0xb45fb7fecd54066421a7d827eac0410b 6/11/2012 3:29:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 91 KB
19 Status 0x76a7d40b69b23677acf64f1904f36f5d 4/12/2012 12:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 118 KB
20 Status 0xc0385b061fd6b0714ed6d2527ae7652d 3/23/2012 3:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 264 KB
21 Status 0x2e211dbdad45c425b3c158d63cb99cf7 3/2/2012 3:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 96 KB
22 Status 0x6bde684f7ed3468d9e2191a828d7f680 2/16/2012 7:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 208 KB
23 Status 0x833e2b3f0e2484c0f2b804ae871b4381 2/7/2012 3:21:00 PM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 91 KB
24 Status 0x164b6f619c579fad4e548acc654ff710 2/6/2012 3:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Internet Explorer 91 KB
25 Status 0x2d54d6321ae200903a363c5ac60d8a37 2/6/2012 2:47:00 PM Unknown 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Internet Explorer 813 KB


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