1. Joined : Jul 2016
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    windows 10
       06 Jul 2016 #1

    Why is IE running? Is it ok to remove if using Firefox?


    Recently got an ASUS X540a. That's the first problem. One of the many others is that my system lags out badly and when I look at Task Manager it says that Internet Explorer is running and using 99.1% of Disk. I don't want to browse with IE, already happy using Mozilla/Firefox. Is IE safe to remove?
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 21,025
    Windows10Pro 64Bit on 2 DeskTop Computers
       06 Jul 2016 #2

    CDahlSFCA said: View Post
    Recently got an ASUS X540a. That's the first problem. One of the many others is that my system lags out badly and when I look at Task Manager it says that Internet Explorer is running and using 99.1% of Disk. I don't want to browse with IE, already happy using Mozilla/Firefox. Is IE safe to remove?
    Read this Tutorial and see if it solves your issue...

    Internet Explorer - Install or Uninstall in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 163
    Wds10 - OEM
       06 Jul 2016 #3

    You can try to turn it OFF , see if it makes any different ..?

    I'm using IE and Chrome , instead of Edge(Hate it)

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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,450
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       06 Jul 2016 #4

    RonCFL said: View Post
    You can try to turn it OFF , see if it makes any different ..?

    I'm using IE and Chrome , instead of Edge(Hate it)

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    Yes untick what is marked and it will be disabled, once unticked you may have to restart your computer as it is a long time since I did it.
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