explore.exe - Is explore.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is explore.exe?
Purpose of explore.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: explore.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This program is trying to mimic or copy the name explorer.exe. Note that explorer.exe is normal, explore.exe (without the "r") is a virus. This should be removed and added to your recycle bin. Visit explore.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the explore.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can do a system search for thsi file as it could change locations. This is a virus, pay close attention as this is "not" explorer.exe.


  • Is explore.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is explore.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove explore.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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