Why are there multiple Internet Explorer processes running?

Why are there multiple Internet Explorer processes running?

If you have multiple IE processes open, and no IE windows open – then you’ve most likely got an infection that’s “phoning home”. I’d suggest that you ensure that any sensitive data on the machine is protected. The easiest way to do this is to unplug the computer from the internet, then remove all your personal info.

What folder is Iexplore exe in?

Description: IExplorer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The iExplorer.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user’s profile folder (e.g. C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\ or C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Javaxii\).

Why does Microsoft Edge Keep automatically opening when my computer wakes?

The problem is the default windows-spotlight background in the lockscreen. If you click on one of the words in the lockscreen, edge will search for this word after you unlock the screen. So changing the background in the lockscreen worked for me. Was this reply helpful?

How do you determine which IE tabs goes to which iexplore exe process?

Highlight the iexplore.exe *32 process that has the high cpu usage and hit the “end process” button, it will close the offending tab. Hopefully you can see which tab was closed by watching IE, this will work unless you have too many tabs open making it difficult to observe.

Why are there multiple Microsoft edges in Task Manager?

“It’s normal to have multiple Edge’s processes shown in Task Manager. This means that Edge and any other browser puts web apps and plug-ins in a separate process. This is to prevent the browser won’t lock up in-case a particular web app or plug-in stops responding.

Why does Microsoft Edge open multiple tabs?

If Edge is opening multiple tabs on its own on startup, you should check its settings. Microsoft Edge has an option that lets users make Edge open their favorite websites on startup. Another cause of this problem is virus or malware infection, Therefore, you should run an antivirus and antimalware scan.

How do I stop Edge from opening multiple instances?

Microsoft Edge Opening Multiple Windows: Here’s How to Fix It [Partition Manager]

  1. Fix 1: Clear Browsing Cache.
  2. Fix 2: Scan Your Computer for Malware.
  3. Fix 3: Reset Your Browser.
  4. Fix 4: Clean Boot Your Computer.
  5. User Comments.

How do I reduce Microsoft Edge memory usage?

Other things you can try if Edge shows high memory or CPU usage

  1. Clear Edge browser cache regularly.
  2. Remove unwanted browser extensions, addons, and themes.
  3. Reset Microsoft Edge browser.
  4. Use the Modify/Reinstall button in Settings.
  5. If nothing helps, download and fresh-install Microsoft Edge.