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Should I remove Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,935
United States Rank #48,362
Reach 0.0078%

Versions

VersionDistribution
20090411.120000 92.73%
20090317.120000 4.55%
20090308.120000 2.73%

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Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 20090411.120000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is iexplore.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 107.31 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 11.22 MB (11,761,768 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. While about 31% of users of Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI come from Israel, it is also popular in the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\internet explorer
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\ie8updates\IE8-MUI\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
Estimated size: 11.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI

Program executable:iexplore.exe
Name:Windows® Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer
Path:C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
MD5:b60dddd2d63ce41cb8c487fcfbb6419e
IExplore.exe is at the top level, and is the Internet Explorer executable. It is a small application that relies on the other main components of Internet Explorer to do the work of rendering, navigation, protocol implementation, and so on.
Additional files:
  • pdm.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Process Debug Manager)
  • ExtExport.exe - Windows® Internet Explorer (Internet Explorer ImpExp FF exporter)
  • hmmapi.dll - Microsoft HTTP Mail Simple MAPI
  • iecompat.dll - Internet Explorer Compatibility Data
  • iedvtool.dll - Internet Explorer Developer Tools
  • iedw.exe - IE Crash Detection
  • ieproxy.dll - IE ActiveX Interface Marshaling Library
  • jsdbgui.dll - Script Debugger
  • jsdebuggeride.dll - JScript Debugger IDE
  • JSProfilerCore.dll - IE Dev Toolbar JScript Profiler
  • jsprofilerui.dll - Script Profiler
  • xpshims.dll - Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims for XP
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • custsat.dll - custsat

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PIXACO' with the ProgID of 'PIXACO.Browse.Upload' and the action verb 'open.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • iedvtool.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Developer Tools' with a class of {1A6FE369-F28C-4AD9-A3E6-2BCB50807CF1}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {8c5a024c-7a50-45d5-89ca-bbd0fb4cabfd}.
Scheduled Task
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'PlayMillion6' (Next runs on 28/06/2015 at 17:28).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Kiosk StartPage.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Internet Explorer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe.
  • HMMAPI.DLL is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Windows Live Hotmail' and executes as C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\hmmapi.dll.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'download_eSync27' which loads as iexplore.exe httC://core.ident.com/eSyncDownload.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IE' which loads as C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • IEXPLORE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE'.
  • ExtExport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ExtExport.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

iexplore.exe
Memory:107.31 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1024412280%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.06779402%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.03464721%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:321
70 average
I/O reads/min:769.29 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:269.37 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface (MUI) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface (MUI), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Windows Internet Explorer 8 Multilingual User Interface MUI.

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OS VERSIONS
Win XP 88%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.73%
Windows Server 2003 6.36%
Windows 7 0.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 99.08%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from Israel
Which countries install it?
  Israel 30.77%
  United States 13.68%
  Saudi Arabia 7.69%
  Germany 5.98%
  France 3.42%
  Spain 3.42%
  Czech Republic 2.56%
  Poland 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.56%
  Hong Kong 1.71%
  Slovenia 1.71%
  Singapore 1.71%
  Taiwan 1.71%
  Belgium 1.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 25.68%
Dell 20.27%
Hewlett-Packard 16.22%
Intel 9.46%
American Megatrends 8.11%
Sahara 6.76%
Acer 5.41%
Toshiba 4.05%
MSI 2.70%
Compaq 1.35%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 3.49%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.33%
FUJITSU CELSIUS R67... 2.33%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 2.33%
Micro-Star PR601/VR603 2.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 1.16%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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