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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%
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iexplore.exe

Windows Internet Explorer by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove iexplore.exe
Version:   10.00.9200.16521 (win8_gdr_soc_ie.130216-2100)
MD5:   774c18ba997f40da7f5a9a4af822f49c
SHA1:   1fdd1d12746c5dd19df56369b741895013758062
SHA256:   3e0e578c1687a93011251ed09fd66192965b5d469e5ac86d827780e7d2b7bc32
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:10.00.9200.16521 (win8_gdr_soc_ie.130216-2100)
Product version:10.00.9200.16521
Size:757.09 KB (775,256 bytes)
Build date:6/8/2013 11:43 AM
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

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:0.10228472%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.04785170%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.05443302%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:2,699 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:19,961,512/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:13.64 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):34.01 MB
Private (minimum):27.5 MB
Non-paged memory:13.64 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:235.41 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):253.98 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:34.01 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):34.04 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:13,620/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:519.83 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1,194/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:309.57 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:217/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:45.85 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:2,256/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:17
12
Handles:578
600
GUI GDI count:276
103
GUI GDI peak:414
142
GUI USER count:88
49
GUI USER peak:133
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:64-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe"
Owner:User

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
IEXPLORE.EXE (main module)
Total CPU:0.28959432%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.18257033%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.10702399%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:8,256,740/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:48/sec
79/sec
Memory:756 KB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.06018415%
Kernel CPU:0.03293390%
User CPU:0.02725025%
CPU cycles:1,013,244/sec
Context switches:4/sec
Memory:1.66 MB
ieframe.dll (Windows Internet Explorer by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.01575146%
Kernel CPU:0.00945066%
User CPU:0.00630080%
CPU cycles:248,471/sec
Context switches:4/sec
Memory:14.72 MB
iertutil.dll
Total CPU:0.00944359%
Kernel CPU:0.00629564%
User CPU:0.00314795%
CPU cycles:185,874/sec
Context switches:2/sec
Memory:2.55 MB

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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