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Windows 7: Multiple explorer.exe randomly load. Who else has this

16 Dec 2009   #1
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 
Multiple explorer.exe randomly load. Who else has this

Yea randomly another explorer.exe comes up about 7 mbs of memory - 8mb. anyone else have this problem and know what makes this happen?

For me it happens when i watch videos (VLC).

For SURE

I would have a pic of the crap, but i killed them before i posted.

It JUST happened. i was useing VNC to connect to another pc, while extracting .rars!




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17 Dec 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello R2L,

This is normal. Whenever explorer is opened as another process by you or the program instead of as just another window (instance), it will start a new explorer.exe process. You will notice that the extra process will end a few moments after you close the other explorer window.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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17 Dec 2009   #3
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

mine don't go away till i end them. so maybe your next gen pc works different than my old gen pc
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17 Dec 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Well, it may take longer on some than others to close though.
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18 Dec 2009   #5
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by r2l View Post
Yea randomly another explorer.exe comes up about 7 mbs of memory - 8mb. anyone else have this problem and know what makes this happen?

For me it happens when i watch videos (VLC).

For SURE

I would have a pic of the crap, but i killed them before i posted.

It JUST happened. i was useing VNC to connect to another pc, while extracting .rars!
On our forum is excellent tool Process Hacker http://www.sevenforums.com/227134-post12.html

Replace task manager with it,

1.Prepare classic log from PH :Hacker>>Save -save file as any name
2.Prepare log from *.dll modules hanged to each explorer.exe processes:

for both explorer.exe processes

-find each explorer.exe process,right click on it>>properties (images)


it open another window,navigate to modules tab right click there and choose "select all"


When you have all selected again right click and choose copy>>copy (image)


Now open notepad navigate to Edit tab choose "Paste",and save file as any name.
Classic PH log and logs from modules attache to post
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18 Dec 2009   #6
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Thanks for all the steps, but i don't get where you were going.
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