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Windows 7: Multiple explorer.exe running in the memory

25 Mar 2011   #11
Sunimar

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by motc7 View Post
If you are still seeing two instances of explorer.exe running, and you've done all these other scans and they are negative, I suggest running first from a command prompt sfc /scannow.

Reboot afterwards and if the problem exists, then I would do a repair of windows 7.

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Thank you Buddy...but now its resolved...after updating & then running MalwareBytes. That took care of it & now no more multiple explorer.exe or explorer crash... Thank you all!!!


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25 Mar 2011   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Multiple instances of IE are pretty normal. Some are usually cached.


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25 Mar 2011   #13
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Multiple instances of IE are pretty normal. Some are usually cached.
iexplore.exe is Internet Explorer. The issue is with explorer.exe, the window/task/file management process.
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25 Mar 2011   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Multiple instances of IE are pretty normal. Some are usually cached.
iexplore.exe is Internet Explorer. The issue is with explorer.exe, the window/task/file management process.
Hmm, I guess I mixed that up. Should have read better, sorry.
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25 Mar 2011   #15
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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25 Mar 2011   #16
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Multiple instances of IE are pretty normal. Some are usually cached.
iexplore.exe is Internet Explorer. The issue is with explorer.exe, the window/task/file management process.
Hmm, I guess I mixed that up. Should have read better, sorry.
No biggie, just don't to spur a "multiple instances of iexplore.exe running on my computer!@$#!@" thread
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