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

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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 07 October 2011 at 12:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3b7765631650b88a
95ef3acdc207e886
0c5abf97
503f54f1dc057ecd
1304fa6ba41ba8bf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
India N/A
2 Tencent Executable 5510e18a05a381ea
f5ebeef3e3729efa
9a80d9cd
912c467b8bd47371
83b721185d01d038
TrojWare.Win
32.Magania.~
AAD
No 1.65.2221.
488
1.65.2221.
488
Internal Submission N/A
3 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
4 N/A Executable 75ea26cfc2e98e09
96414ccd0a4eaf3a
7edfe727
827b2c708be8f2b3
096c75ba5e980edc
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

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
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8334047f0f9605a6
a022f2e7d924e68f
8c334571
14e22c89bcb60c75
7ac9ee862584f1ff
No 7.00.6000.
16512
(vista_gdr
.070625-15
22)
7.00.6000.
16512
Internal Submission
4 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
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