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Q: multiple iexplore.exe processes running. This thread is locked from future replies

over 50+ instances of iexplore.exe running simultaneously all using 00 CPU ,  108K-112K Memory

 

only have 1 tab open.

 

wondering why they wont shutdown the processes completely when I close tabs.

 

 

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wondering why they wont shutdown the processes completely when I close tabs. 


Because there is something interfering, perhaps an add-on or other started program.   

Try opening an IE window this way.   Run...  (e.g. press Win-R and enter:)   

iexplore.exe  -nohome  -extoff

 

Use Task Manager's Applications tab to find that instance and right-click Go to Process.   If you like, you can confirm that it is the one you started using the Command line field.   Then close the window.   The highlighted instance should go away.

 

If that is not enough to help identify a cause try doing the same test in a safe mode boot.

 

 

HTH

 
Robert Aldwinckle
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