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Task Manager IEXPLORER.EXE NIGHTMARE!   Too many instances!

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I just closed several IE 8 sessions and notice that my PC was still slow.   I open up the task manager and I STILL have 8 IEXPLORER.EXE programs running (See picture).

Shouldn't these have been shut down when I closed my IE's?
Should I downgrade to IE 6? (I heard IE7 is a nightmare).
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