0

I am running Windows 8.1 N Pro x64 and there are 2 Internet Explorer processes that must be for 32 bit. It stays there even if Internet Explorer is closed. I tried ending the processes but they just come back. I run a x64 Internet Explorer. How can I stop those processes?

3
1

With your more complete description of the "issue", it's easy to answer: that's normal operation of IE: one instance for the frame window, and additional instances for each tab.

See How to determine which IE tabs goes to which IEXPLORE.EXE process... for a more complete description, but basically, when you look at the Command Line used to start each instance, you'll see:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE": frame window

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" SCODEF:m CREDAT:x /prefetch:2 : tab 1

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" SCODEF:n CREDAT:y /prefetch:2 : tab 2

where m & n is the process id (PID) of the parent process and x and y are random integers.

1

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.