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Windows 7: Multiple iexplore.exe running in Task Manager

29 Nov 2014   #1
klesmiley

windows 7
 
 
Multiple iexplore.exe running in Task Manager

I found this in an old thread

"Run either process explorer or Security Task Manager to check what folder it is loading from. iexplore.exe should run only from C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe If other path then it is a malware. "

Attachment "Task Manager" shows the number of instances running.

How do I run "process explorer" or "Security Task Manager" to check what folder it is loading from?

I did a search in C: drive for iexplore.exe and found 63 items! The attachment Page1.JPG shows the first page of those found. There are 2 more pages but I didn't know if would be of any benefit to upload them.

Please see attachment "System Type" for my computer details. And Internet Explorer 11.

I don't even know if this is a problem or not but it seemed unusual to me.




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29 Nov 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You are looking in winsxs. Here is some information on winsxs.
I would recommend just leaving it alone.

What is winsxs?



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