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Multiple chrome.exe in Task Manager

What is happening chrome takes so much memory. Can some one explain

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marked as duplicate by Sathya, BinaryMisfit Jan 18 '11 at 13:38

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Some of the processes are bound to be plugins and extensions. In the wrench menu, choose Tools → Task Manager to view what processes are being used for.

Right now I have one tab open and yet six processes: One babysitter process, two for LastPass, one for GPU rendering, one for Flash, and one for the actual page I'm viewing.

You can get a somewhat more detailed view of what memory Chrome is using by visiting the URL about:memory (can't make a link to it with Markdown).

Google Crome task manager with one tab

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