Memory leak: iexplore.exe process


K

Ken

Hello,

Every time I go to a web site, the iexplore.exe process
gets larger and larger in file size, sometimes reaching
200 MB.

I have the Alexa toolbar installed and I think that is
the cuplrit, although I would rather not uninstall it as
it is useful.

I believe this is the problem, or if not, then perhaps it
is the pop-up windows on the web sites I visit? I am a
webmaster and visit quite a number of sites.

The Alexa toolbar is the only "spyware" on my computer as
per AdAware and Pest Patrol.

I have resorted to closing the browser when my total PF
usage get to about 450MB (combined across all processes)
then using Task Manager to close down iexplore.exe which
remains active even though the IE application has been
closed.

Any one have any information that they can add to that
above?

Much obliged,

Ken

PS: I use IE 6.0 on Windows XP Pro
 
Ad

Advertisements


Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Similar Threads

memory leak 1
Memory Leak 1
Memory leaks 1
Memory Leak 1
Memory leak 1
Ghost IEXPLORE.EXE processes 1
iexplore.exe runaway processes 4
iexplore.exe: hung process 0

Top