How to Kill All iexplore.exe Processes at Once

Opening task manager Task manager and finding lots of i-explorer.exe process running? IE Explorer freezing up because of that? Clicking the End Process button for each process may takes a very long time.

Here is a way to end all iexplorer.exe at once.


To Kill Multiple Processes From the Command Line:

You need to open the command prompt, and then use the taskkill command with the following syntax:

taskkill /F /IM iexplore.exe /T

You can create a shortcut icon to Kill All iexplore.exe Processes to do this:

1. Right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose New Shortcut

2. Paste in the following command if you want to kill Internet Explorer, otherwise you can use a different executable in place of iexplore.exe.
taskkill.exe /F /IM iexplore.exe /T

3. Click next.

4. Finish, you are done! Now if you want to give the shortcut a name, then right click, properties

5. Select your icon and click OK.

Enjoy your New icon.

Note: I used iExplorer as an example but you can use any other Process like “taskeng.exe”  or “vlc.exe”

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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