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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

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9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 1.97%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 5.68%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.06%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.25%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 2.16%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.05%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.52%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.42%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 1.06%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.03%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.01%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.47%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.36%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.29%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.35%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.03%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.10%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.04%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.05%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.01%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.01%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.01%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.56%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 2.51%
9.00.8112.16421 (WIN7_IE9_RTM.110308-0330) 0.01%
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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
EventWrite, GetTraceEnableFlags, RegQueryValueExW, EventUnregister, GetTraceLoggerHandle, TraceEvent, UnregisterTraceGuids, RegOpenKeyExW, EventRegister, GetTraceEnableLevel, RegCloseKey, RegisterTraceGuidsW
api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l1-1-0.dll
RegGetValueW, RegOpenKeyExW, EventRegister, RegCloseKey, EventUnregister, EventWrite, RegQueryValueExW
api-ms-win-downlevel-shlwapi-l1-1-0.dll
StrStrIW
kernel32.dll
Wow64DisableWow64FsRedirection, Wow64RevertWow64FsRedirection, TerminateProcess, CreateFileW, lstrlenW, VerifyVersionInfoW, GetLastError, GetProcAddress, LocalAlloc, IsWow64Process, HeapSetInformation, GetFileTime, DeleteCriticalSection, CloseHandle, GetWindowsDirectoryW, LocalFree, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, LoadLibraryW, GetModuleHandleW, GetCurrentProcess, VerSetConditionMask, SetDllDirectoryW, CreateProcessW, SetErrorMode, GetCommandLineW, RaiseException, LoadLibraryA, GetSystemDefaultLCID, GetUserDefaultLCID, EnterCriticalSection, GetModuleFileNameW, LeaveCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetVersionExA, FreeLibrary, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetCurrentProcessId, GetCurrentThreadId, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetModuleHandleA, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetStartupInfoW, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, InterlockedExchange, GetCurrentDirectoryW, InitializeCriticalSection, GetVersionExW, SetLastError, SearchPathW, GetUserDefaultUILanguage, GetSystemDefaultUILanguage, UnmapViewOfFile, GetLocaleInfoW, CreateFileMappingW, MapViewOfFile, LoadLibraryExW, LoadResource, FindResourceExW, ReleaseMutex, LoadLibraryExA, SetProcessDEPPolicy, VirtualAlloc, GetNativeSystemInfo, CreateMutexW, WaitForSingleObject, WaitForSingleObjectEx, CreateEventW, FindResourceW
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ntdll.dll
RtlUnwind
ole32.dll
CoUninitialize, CoInitialize
shell32.dll
CommandLineToArgvW
shlwapi.dll
SHGetValueW, SHRegGetValueW, SHSetValueW, UrlApplySchemeW, PathIsURLW, UrlCanonicalizeW, PathFindFileNameW, UrlCreateFromPathW, StrStrW, PathCombineW, PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathAppendW, PathQuoteSpacesW, SHEnumValueW
user32.dll
IsWindowEnabled, LoadStringW, CharNextW, GetWindowThreadProcessId, SendMessageTimeoutW, FindWindowExW, MessageBoxW, IsWindowVisible, AllowSetForegroundWindow, GetThreadDesktop, GetUserObjectInformationW

iexplore.exe

Windows Internet Explorer by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove iexplore.exe
Version:   8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:   61edbce47adf3e52ab0b9f49ee4aebb8
SHA1:   dc48b5c246bd1f0c7a0e7548345d7fc278b5306a
SHA256:   7ae18d237d70ef59b24851d2a96f6993ff82f201e41264f9643626200d75e2ae
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is iexplore.exe?

IExplore.exe is at the top level, and is the Internet Explorer executable. It is a small application that relies on the other main components of Internet Explorer to do the work of rendering, navigation, protocol implementation, and so on.

About iexplore.exe (from Microsoft Corporation)

Internet Explorer harnesses the untapped power of your PC, delivering pages full of vivid graphics, smoother video, and interactive content. Experience the web the way you want to with a cleaner look

DetailsDetails

File name:iexplore.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows® Internet Explorer
Description:Internet Explorer
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
Original name:IEXPLORE.EXE.MUI
File version:8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version:8.00.7600.16385
Size:657.27 KB (673,040 bytes)
Build date:9/7/2010 7:49 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Monday, July 19, 2010
Expiration date:Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:6.583379
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
InetStat
22% remove

BehaviorsBehaviors

Shell open commands
  • InternetShortcut
  • gopher
  • xmlfile
  • https
  • http
  • ftp
  • mhtmlfile
  • htmlfile
  • giffile
Scheduled tasks
  • The task '{28A27677-1781-49A8-B133-EB46963B3733}' runs on registration in the path '\{28A27677-1781-49A8-B133-EB46963B3733}'
  • The job '{6A41DE04-F86E-4812-8E56-D7C304AFA991}' runs on registration in the path '\{6A41DE04-F86E-4812-8E56-D7C304AFA991}'
  • The task '{C48C9DC5-E815-40AF-B6EE-0E171DE3D38C}' runs on registration in the path '\{C48C9DC5-E815-40AF-B6EE-0E171DE3D38C}'
  • The task '{FE6FFAEC-6178-4BB5-B843-5F732950078D}' runs on registration in the path '\{FE6FFAEC-6178-4BB5-B843-5F732950078D}'
  • The task '{16F5D73B-1343-4432-A594-D7826D3FEF09}' runs on registration in the path '\{16F5D73B-1343-4432-A594-D7826D3FEF09}'
  • The task '{EE54F59E-E85E-43EC-AE55-959F40FD02E5}' runs on registration in the path '\{EE54F59E-E85E-43EC-AE55-959F40FD02E5}'
  • The job '{DB5B152C-A89D-4C18-83DB-9C930BE954DE}' runs on registration in the path '\{DB5B152C-A89D-4C18-83DB-9C930BE954DE}'
  • The job '{BD7348E0-7711-4DBB-BDD7-8515854EA1BD}' runs on registration in the path '\{BD7348E0-7711-4DBB-BDD7-8515854EA1BD}'
  • The task '{9C1F91B7-4B2F-44BC-A0C5-C3A3414126A2}' runs on registration in the path '\{9C1F91B7-4B2F-44BC-A0C5-C3A3414126A2}'
  • The task '{982CB9F0-92FC-44BF-B041-4263CC9171E8}' runs on registration in the path '\{982CB9F0-92FC-44BF-B041-4263CC9171E8}'
  • The job '{6601423E-9F04-4B05-A02A-22A7D5A8EA35}' runs on registration in the path '\{6601423E-9F04-4B05-A02A-22A7D5A8EA35}'
  • The task '{098EC717-A53A-49E9-9370-690CE169048A}' runs on registration in the path '\{098EC717-A53A-49E9-9370-690CE169048A}'
  • The task '{FF83A9C5-07BD-4AEB-B214-2016EB76E77E}' runs on registration in the path '\{FF83A9C5-07BD-4AEB-B214-2016EB76E77E}'
  • The job '{D29708AF-17A8-405B-9C8D-5ABE0B01EBE7}' runs on registration in the path '\{D29708AF-17A8-405B-9C8D-5ABE0B01EBE7}'
  • The job '{5F70B5BD-3E5F-48B3-9B48-989F1E28D0C6}' runs on registration in the path '\{5F70B5BD-3E5F-48B3-9B48-989F1E28D0C6}'
  • The job '{BA44AC86-B7CB-4065-B78E-4D080AD2166B}' runs on registration in the path '\{BA44AC86-B7CB-4065-B78E-4D080AD2166B}'
  • The task '{07FA7E58-4DD1-4A40-A77D-A9FE91ACA8EC}' runs on registration in the path '\{07FA7E58-4DD1-4A40-A77D-A9FE91ACA8EC}'
  • The job '{FDF80C9A-2116-4EAE-9E9C-C743606B60F0}' runs on registration in the path '\{FDF80C9A-2116-4EAE-9E9C-C743606B60F0}'
  • The task '{B9524566-4DAF-4E69-97F5-3CC1807F84E6}' runs on registration in the path '\{B9524566-4DAF-4E69-97F5-3CC1807F84E6}'
  • The task '{FDDB66ED-3880-47D1-B567-ECAB9EE621F6}' runs on registration in the path '\{FDDB66ED-3880-47D1-B567-ECAB9EE621F6}'
  • The job '{A7D7A5C7-B134-48E8-B39B-239493C43AD8}' runs on registration in the path '\{A7D7A5C7-B134-48E8-B39B-239493C43AD8}'
  • The task '{3D313F7A-B0C7-4AE8-94B6-73C969AB8F8C}' runs on registration in the path '\{3D313F7A-B0C7-4AE8-94B6-73C969AB8F8C}'
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00496143%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00313040%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00183102%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:8,783 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:81.27 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):93.25 MB
Private (minimum):49.28 MB
Non-paged memory:81.27 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:290.17 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):318.34 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:90 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):105.3 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:25
12
Handles:655
600
GUI GDI count:268
103
GUI GDI peak:316
142
GUI USER count:121
49
GUI USER peak:142
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:32-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe" scodeC:492 credaC:79873
Owner:User
Parent processes:

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
iertutil.dll
Total CPU:0.19396780%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.03154311%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.16242469%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:4,984,797/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:4/sec
79/sec
Memory:1.97 MB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.03704217%
Kernel CPU:0.01292301%
User CPU:0.02411916%
CPU cycles:626,253/sec
Context switches:9/sec
Memory:1.23 MB
iexplore.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.01315397%
Kernel CPU:0.00896863%
User CPU:0.00418534%
CPU cycles:411,090/sec
Context switches:3/sec
Memory:664 KB
WININET.dll
Total CPU:0.00134548%
Kernel CPU:0.00059799%
User CPU:0.00074749%
CPU cycles:52,565/sec
Memory:976 KB
dxtrans.dll (Windows Internet Explorer by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00067535%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00067535%
CPU cycles:16,838/sec
Memory:228 KB
WINMM.dll
Total CPU:0.00059849%
Kernel CPU:0.00044887%
User CPU:0.00014962%
CPU cycles:12,612/sec
Memory:200 KB
rasman.dll
Total CPU:0.00014950%
Kernel CPU:0.00014950%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:167/sec
Memory:84 KB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.50%
Windows 8.1 11.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 8.1 N 2.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 58.00% of Windows® Internet Explorer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 25.96%
ASUS 24.68%
Dell 13.62%
Acer 12.77%
Toshiba 10.21%
Samsung 5.96%
Lenovo 5.11%
Alienware 1.70%
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