iexplore.exe.Good or Bad program

  birdface 19:25 03 Apr 07
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While looking through an old thread I opened this program which lets you know what is real programs and what is virus's,click here looking through it I came across iexplore.exe,Now on that program it says it is a Trojan,So checking my Task Manager I found it in there and under memory usage it has 45,000k.If this is a virus or trojan how did none of my security find it ,And how would I find and delete it.

  birdface 19:27 03 Apr 07

click here if it works this time.

  VoG II 19:29 03 Apr 07

Depends where it is. If it is in c:\program files\internet explorer then it is Internet Explorer.

  birdface 19:29 03 Apr 07

dont seem to want to work for me,click here

  beynac 19:32 03 Apr 07

It depends on the location. It's Internet Explorer if the location is: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

Anywhere else and it's probably bad.

  birdface 19:39 03 Apr 07

Thanks Vog,In Task Manager it has my name beside it,I also have exlorer.exe with my name beside it,I take it both are Internet explorer and I am just panicing for no reason,Computer has not been running to well lately and i thought that I had found the culprit.

  VoG II 19:46 03 Apr 07

iexplore.exe is Internet Explorer.

explorer.exe is the Windows Program Manager or Windows Explorer. This runs the Windows graphical interface and normally should always be running.

  birdface 20:11 03 Apr 07

Thanks also Beynac,Done a search,1 file under C:\program Files\Internet Explorer,5 under C:\Windows,And 1 other iexplore.exe.mui .that was also under C:\program files\ Internet Explorer but with unknown application on it,Some of them printed in blue the rest in black,But they look ok.

  birdface 20:15 03 Apr 07

Thanks for your help lads will now click as resolved.

  VoG II 20:15 03 Apr 07

Why some of them are in blue click here

  birdface 20:19 03 Apr 07

Vog thanks for clearing that up for me,I learn something new every day,keep up the good work.

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