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Iexplore.exe

Internet Explorer

 
     
  Description  
     
 
icon   Internet Explorer is the Microsoft web browser used to access the Internet. It is responsible for the display and navigation of web pages, handling a various related media content, and interaction with the user. With later versions it also helps to protect against site spoofing and common attack vectors.

Iexplore.exe is a 32/64-bit executable for a graphics UI style application.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Internet Explorer
 
File Version
  6.00.2600.0000  to  11.00.9600.16384
 
Application
  Microsoft Windows Operating System
 
App version
  6.00.2600.0000  to  11.00.9600.16384
 
Type
  32, 64 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386

This directory is used to hold new files for service packs. It is used by the file protection system to restore key files should they be damaged.

 
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xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
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  C:\Windows\WinSxS\...

The WinSxS directory holds Windows Side-by-Side DLLs. WinSxS allows multiple versions of the same DLL (code libraries) to exist on the same system. This ensures that every application will get the DLL version they were tested and designed for. The result is improved application and system stability. See details for full directory location.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
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xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
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xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1, 2; 32
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Updates on Core
details  

 
  C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
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xp
  XP RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP3; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1, 2; 32
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Updates on Core
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
Captured from
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  


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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Iexplore.exe assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

Startup Security

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  Undesirable such as viruses, malware or adware

View our Iexplore.exe Startup Applications list for alternative functions and locations not shown below.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list.

           
  import Advapi32.dll*   import Ole32.dll*
  import Api-ms-win-downlevel-advapi32-l1-1-0.dll*   import Shdocvw.dll*
  import Api-ms-win-downlevel-shell32-l1-1-0.dll*   import Shell32.dll*
  import Api-ms-win-downlevel-shlwapi-l1-1-0.dll*   import Shlwapi.dll*
  import Gdi32.dll*   import Urlmon.dll*
  import Iertutil.dll*   import User32.dll*
  import Kernel32.dll   import Version.dll*
  import Msvcrt.dll  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • The newest version of Iexplore.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2012.
  • Iexplore.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation Logo
Phone
1-425-882-8080
1-800-642-7676

Web
Global
USA

Assistance
Support

 
   
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