ie.browser - Repair Issues and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing ie.browser files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent ie.browser file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

ie.browser file ASP.NET Browser Definition. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of ie.browser related errors on your device. You can also download ie.browser file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename ie.browser
File extension BROWSER
Type Developer
Description ASP.NET Browser Definition
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 5163
Oldest file 2006-09-18
Latest file 2017-03-18
ie.browser

There are various types of errors related to ie.browser file. ie.browser file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to ie.browser file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • ie.browser is corrupted
  • ie.browser cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - ie.browser
  • ie.browser file error
  • ie.browser file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register ie.browser file:
  • ie.browser file could not be loaded
  • ie.browser file doesn't exist

ie.browser

Error

Application could not be started because ie.browser file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to ie.browser can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing ie.browser file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

ie.browser file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with ie.browser file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to ie.browser file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of ie.browser or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to ie.browser file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the ie.browser file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the ie.browser file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the ie.browser file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace ie.browser file

The last solution is to manually download and replace ie.browser file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded ie.browser file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of ie.browser file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
  • Windows 7: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your ie.browser file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename ie.browser
System Windows 10
File size 5163 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f980e6f4057c91fcbfd9176e50a97858
SHA1 064616f8a678a92dda54ad9cac36e08a48b6c882
SHA256 1017e39aaa3d4939736b3ff24ad2560b5298ea033375d3dac48a96cf5c10eb92
CRC32 6809026b
Example file location C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
Filename ie.browser
System Windows 8.1
File size 5166 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 50ded8053a97cd0d12a4d165b831cc48
SHA1 314148a047e518999d13c71d9e80065d7554fde2
SHA256 8df2533fca882495bfbc8433c9651d950cb23d47183d491b71592849c3c5d77e
CRC32 bdbce406
Example file location C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
Filename ie.browser
System Windows 8
File size 4318 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 559f3d67098689572d7d7cff3c6397a0
SHA1 a80ea0e4b4b69db26a7bbae558393e6139e1e1a6
SHA256 2e89300991aebd4f9042804b3ec759f9226e762a009b28efb672c0589bcd1624
CRC32 79b788be
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\Browsers\
Filename ie.browser
System Windows 7
File size 18396 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3e00b9016f2e905047480b8fdb7e6cad
SHA1 419ad56252ecc0840ae9c1795238743b2db2122d
SHA256 cacea7b15a4ac58868411a8181eab137477a07950dd1a6a9f8e1c039e507865e
CRC32 0929e439
Example file location ---
Filename ie.browser
System Windows Vista
File size 18396 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 3e00b9016f2e905047480b8fdb7e6cad
SHA1 419ad56252ecc0840ae9c1795238743b2db2122d
SHA256 cacea7b15a4ac58868411a8181eab137477a07950dd1a6a9f8e1c039e507865e
CRC32 0929e439
Example file location ---