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What is aexplore.exe? aexplore.exe?

Vendor:      America Online
Product:     AOL Service Libraries
Vendor Website:      http://www.aol.com
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: aexplore.exe - AOL explorer web browser.

aexplore.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.


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aexplore.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.03%
Average CPU use for this program: 5%
Average RAM for this program: 74 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
aexplore.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x5be461caf8f259061fa1e996704661fd 8/2/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x71f40ab768a770ab8fc5841fc885e023 4/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xecbf9561982e402d283f524bc4753ed8 4/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x4679a98af35c23c3f5e08729a60b234c 7/26/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x7da05cf8e35334f57b06e45853c133e7 3/6/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x58af710fbce36ebd241535372264d5cb 2/23/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xda14c649e7a715ee62a5b9dfc533e614 10/24/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x4a5b11fff6549379ad40edb8643f2c91 10/7/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x586f9e3b51e33cbe1e9b8c6d07bf6eee 9/25/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xa3f8c61e14156ec34258147bf07b0d98 8/5/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xc29fc28f568c56d06b5d184bdda0f3c5 5/2/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xf68db153596c654079013261e4ff2f97 10/10/2013 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x6668a6392649832d46d0c3c0724e3618 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x42be3133b5ed380505649ea04e47faf8 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xba21c645b17aeecf9f4ffff0ff004589 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xc8e044dcb14d83f0009d9feaf0358f58 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x5670a33d8f119aa59928dbb7165cfccf No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x1056af65079c9f8c49e85cd452eec536 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x1546edaeb9f66e74dad3b4ef04f6e0e5 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x0da14c649e7a715ee62a5b9dfc533e61 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x01546edaeb9f66e74dad3b4ef04f6e0e No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x7da05cf8e35334f57b06e45853c133e7 8/18/2014 5:40:00 AM Unknown aexplore.exe 1264 KB
2 Status 0xda14c649e7a715ee62a5b9dfc533e614 1/26/2012 10:22:00 PM Unknown 1.4.9.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
3 Status 0xecbf9561982e402d283f524bc4753ed8 8/15/2011 8:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 72 KB
4 Status 0x42be3133b5ed380505649ea04e47faf8 5/26/2011 3:51:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.2 aexplore.exe 73 KB
5 Status 0x71f40ab768a770ab8fc5841fc885e023 5/10/2011 7:07:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.2 aexplore.exe 73 KB
6 Status 0x1546edaeb9f66e74dad3b4ef04f6e0e5 5/4/2011 6:22:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
7 Status 0xc29fc28f568c56d06b5d184bdda0f3c5 1/18/2011 1:24:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
8 Status 0x58af710fbce36ebd241535372264d5cb 1/9/2011 4:17:00 PM Unknown 1.4.9.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
9 Status 0xf8d3a82a644854141e9b9860e9d18d0f 11/8/2010 3:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
10 Status 0xba21c645b17aeecf9f4ffff0ff004589 3/5/2010 2:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
11 Status 0xa3f8c61e14156ec34258147bf07b0d98 2/17/2010 2:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 72 KB
12 Status 0x586f9e3b51e33cbe1e9b8c6d07bf6eee 11/21/2009 6:47:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.2 aexplore.exe 73 KB
13 Status 0x12dcbf7f10322c8bc1c402000ceab0dc 10/2/2009 11:12:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.2 aexplore.exe 73 KB
14 Status 0x4a5b11fff6549379ad40edb8643f2c91 5/29/2009 11:52:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
15 Status 0xc8e044dcb14d83f0009d9feaf0358f58 2/4/2009 1:33:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
16 Status 0xe667c868caf90bde3b8c2ea558bc7d85 10/1/2008 6:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 249 KB
17 Status 0x6f02164b4301b4913657e8aa44cd63fd 9/14/2008 1:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
18 Status 0x09b9a7c4c5766b105c0b71c12c732e29 8/25/2008 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 72 KB
19 Status 0x5e5b0b953e7e0f6b99d7920699000e42 6/17/2008 9:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
20 Status 0x348e2e7aa4c2f18d346e01648b9f829f 5/21/2008 2:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
21 Status 0xf68db153596c654079013261e4ff2f97 4/24/2008 1:56:00 PM Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
22 Status 0xaba7605d477ba731f2f4d595b2585900 4/15/2008 6:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown aexplore.exe 73 KB
23 Status 0xa139d08bf5fa5df7e84c8f0649c1e7af 12/31/2007 Unknown 1.4.16.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB
24 Status 0x37f0b262a8189a60312f22da2fa30787 12/31/2007 Unknown 1.4.11.1 aexplore.exe 73 KB


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