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How to remove an ie error


Ie.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ie.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Ie.exe file information

The process known as ie.exe belongs to software Internet Explorer or iexplore by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: ie.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 183,248 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 27,345 bytes, 183,332 bytes or 462,848 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ie.exe.html 
There is no file information. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell). The file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. Ie.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If ie.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 84% dangerous. The file size is 40,960 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 12,204 bytes, 93,234 bytes or 8,080 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The ie.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows system file. The software uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell). Ie.exe is able to monitor applications, hide itself and manipulate other programs.

If ie.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 182,531 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 183,332 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell). Ie.exe is not a Windows core file. Ie.exe is able to record inputs.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name ie.exe, for example BKDR_Generic.DIT or Cryp_MEW-11 (detected by TrendMicro), and Downloader or Trojan Horse (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the ie.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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User Comments

Added by W32/Sdbot-VS TROJAN/backdoor. Remote access, by way of the IRC network, becomes available to unauthorized users.
  John   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ie.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 review.
2 users think ie.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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