How to Remove “IEXPLORE.EXE”

What is iexplore.exe?

iexplore is a well-known and legitimate Internet Explorer (IE) file from Microsoft Corporation. It was designed to to support all types of webpages and offer features for the Windows operating system, including important updates from Microsoft. One of its signature functionalities is that it uses the Trident layout engine as its software component. Malware programmers write virus applications and name the files as iexplore.exe to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with iexplore.exe malware?

If you notice an instance of iexplore.exe running in the background despite not using IE for browsing, it is an indication that your computer is affected with iexplore.exe malware. Here are a few other symptoms to help you verify if your PC is a victim of iexplore.exe malware: - System performance and the internet speed is very slow. - Unwanted and random audio play in background. - When you try to re-open IE, browser crashes and/or redirects to unsolicited popups. - Security programs cannot be started. - System processes like iexplore.exe take over 100% of CPU usage.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 8:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b65615a7cd15422a
c13cddffcb3599d2
91c5f5d7
de619d547ca1cfd6
b5d367f6694eb4ba
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5492ff959c0aba82
013960e5c634ab5d
f92dc1ee
0b2d13c07d0dd0ad
e24a0668903991f2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Pakistan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99c13490166d3172
d080c99ee8386eb6
ab4c8d03
c1206dbba1a4753c
c141af63a119d9b6
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b9928744e8001c85
3e50954a53fd3cf3
292ec152
da0ff09213cdb2bb
5a0095b645ac9b67
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Mexico N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2353db516c2134b8
1b3b7bcdcbb456e4
b24ece8a
2337c9c539b87c70
54c93d234a538e0e
No 7.00.6000.
20733
(vista_ldr
.071204-15
00)
7.00.6000.
20733
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable eadce51c88c82618
52c1903399dde742
fba2061b
b60dddd2d63ce41c
b8c487fcfbb6419e
Yes 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
10.224.1.53/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable fbf03702ca87f6b3
66c6547a45808a32
a32c9a51
3b0833a3fc5e2e79
e4e6ffcc0c6911fb
No 7.00.5450.
4
(winmain(w
mbla).0606
23-0309)
7.00.5450.
4
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88161769046c6cdc
ffd69dd62c9b7424
9a3d3a12
eb9eaf627f705525
d01de5fa07ea1818
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
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