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IE in the background

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#1 danielocdh


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Posted 03 August 2017 - 01:40 AM

I have got Internet Explorer running in the background now and then for some months (after a couple of reformats), I always have been confident it isn't virus related but I simply want to know what is it doing.

Today I got a debug popup from it, so I could get more information, so maybe someone can help me to know what it is and if it is possible/worth to disable.

I work on web development and sometimes have to test my work not only on Edge but also on IE, that's why I keep it installed.

The page that was loading/loaded:
URL of the script that failed:

An image of process explorer showing info on the svchost instance (1072) that is launching it.
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#2 Rocky Bennett

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 05:34 PM

I just clicked on that link and it is normal Microsoft advertising. No problems with that link, it is safe.


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