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.

How to remove the iexplore.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the iexplore.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 February 2018 at 11:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 856bf1e2cfa46ab0
94ee3905ac01711e
e9fe93dc
0db992ea35db69a0
77b1d4a6763de1fd
Unclassified
Malware
No 11.00.9600
.17689
(winblue_r
8.150219-1
500)
11.00.9600
.17689
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 87190c4a952dedbe
2f9aceeb5cd56850
9a840aae
bfd541e73b6f560f
c1dae9d36306b3d8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.00.6001.
18702
(longhorn_
ie8_rtm(wm
bla).09030
8-0339)
8.00.6001.
18702
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a4b5120159624134
77043a673f8326d4
0efb4dc4
f7c4f1e4cb3b9265
e01dc711558d11b1
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.00.6001.
18319
(vistasp1_
gdr.090827
-0048)
7.00.6001.
18319
37.142.6.246/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable acd68e985fb85bd9
4f82cc98a10a4392
f740613f
f0eb10f7cbc5774f
c185f39758907f44
Unclassified
Malware
No 10.00.9200
.16384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
10.00.9200
.16384
South Africa N/A
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7

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 April 2009 at 5:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 953a25ae87583c03
73d69df9d6b0b003
fc7c21fb
9df1dd27dca389a6
0a029468a3ba3cac
No 4.40 4.40 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e1490c94746fe07
6ea5990f2f966731
63b50aa2
db0744d007500c1f
bbf544fad850955f
No 6.0.2900.2
180
6.0.2900.2
180
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0ba630c370ec80b1
cf57dfa8c7b384c2
190bafa0
e4e77d446c600f5d
6126904fee73c463
No 6.0.2900.2
180
6.0.2900.2
180
10.0.17.146/32
4 N/A Executable 4cd785c7c3e40c42
e3d126086d986c4d
4d940bb2
f042ee4c8d66248d
9b86dcf52abae416
No N/A N/A United States
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