4 iexplore.exe running in taskmanager, help needed...

January 22, 2012 at 14:13:31
Specs: Windows XP
4 iexplore.exe running on task manager, help!

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January 25, 2012 at 01:07:48
If you are using a version of IE which has a "tabbed" interface, it's quite normal to have more than one instance of iexplore.exe running.

There's an iexplore.exe running for the main browser executable, and then there's an iexplore.exe for each tabbed page which is either in focus or in the background.

When you close a tab, one of the iexplore.exe processes should also close within a few seconds.

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February 4, 2012 at 09:24:38
oh I see a response Thank you
I'm aware of the tabbed issue, I got one window open and one tab in that window open. now i got the same problem with my laptop(windows 7). it is also taking 80-90% of my memory. would like to fix my pc first.

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February 4, 2012 at 12:23:31
Looks like you are running windows xp. I would download malwarebytes(in safe mode with networking) and then install and run in safe mode.(if you can.)


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