9.00.8112.16443 (WIN7_IE9_GDR.120227-1545) 0.46%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 45.41%
8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 6.42%
10.00.9200.16521 (win8_gdr_soc_ie.130216-2100) 25.69%
10.00.9200.16438 (win8_gdr_soc_ie_beta.121108-2200) 0.92%
10.00.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 21.10%



Windows Internet Explorer by Microsoft

Remove ielowutil.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 6 versions of ielowutil.exe in the wild, the latest version being 9.00.8112.16443 (WIN7_IE9_GDR.120227-1545). ielowutil.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 199.83 KB. The programs Windows Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer Toolbar 4.7 by SweetPacks and Internet Explorer Toolbar 4.6 by SweetPacks have been observed as installing specific variations of ielowutil.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0075% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.06 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.56 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.07 KB per minute for reads and 18.61 KB per minute for writes.

What is ielowutil.exe?

Internet Low-Mic Utility Tool (IELowUtil.exe) is the broker process that handles operations which require processing at a Low Integrity level.

About ielowutil.exe (from Microsoft)

Protected Mode IE separates the temporary/persistent data that IE saves from regular LUA (Limited User Account) IE and elevated IE. This is to prevent cross IE injection paths, keeping users secure. H


File name:ielowutil.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows® Internet Explorer
Description:Internet Low-Mic Utility Tool
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\internet explorer\ielowutil.exe
Original name:ielowutil.exe.mui

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VersionsAll file variations of ielowutil.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
ca2975d7d9aaef8a3f97f8b9c4380857 7a7c7ea9653e16c53899ca6857976b6a4fa383c7 217.5 KB
8911702cc546b76fe8f9c61987c68c43 f96a08fa1fe2e23d3b560069ede15109680cafb6 217.5 KB
fcb358973491095d026bb289ea5cc75a e99eb115cffae0f03e551bfe9dab17dae3986efa 113 KB
5397e32e882c0148cec13d9eacfb7157 ae37895c65a46970dc5d25caaba82b054efd74f4 217 KB
a1ee24bb7af5272ccfe78e3bfe5dd317 059d359e6f94e7c35acc57c373667bd14776e844 217 KB
cf0b46a34780c3b4e3af1297217a80bd 9a025abd62b2daedc535d9f239ec86fb141c616c 217 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.15%
Windows 8 11.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.52%
Windows 7 Professional 8.29%
Windows 8 Pro 6.91%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.30%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.30%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 1.84%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.92%
Windows 7 Starter 0.46%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.46%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 56.81% of Windows® Internet Explorer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 42.51%
ASUS 15.57%
Toshiba 10.78%
Dell 10.78%
Sony 7.19%
Acer 5.99%
Lenovo 2.40%
Intel 1.20%
Gateway 1.20%
Samsung 0.60%
Alienware 0.60%
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