|Launch Browser Windows in a Separate Process (All Windows)|
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This setting specifies whether a new process is created for each instance of Internet Explorer that you start. This can prevent one instance of Explorer from affecting other instances if it stops responding.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called 'BrowseNewProcess' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: Normally this is automatically enabled or disabled based on the amount of random access memory (RAM) that is installed in the computer. If the computer has less than 32 megabytes (MBs) of RAM installed, this setting is disabled. If there is 32 MBs of RAM or more installed on the computer, the setting is enabled.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: Yes or No
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: July 24, 2002