Handle Leak in explorer.exe on Windows 10 System
got this on your report. what is it and what dod I do?
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When it comes to handle leaks there is not a lot you can do. Some programs, particularly browsers, tend to leak memory, especially if they are left open for long periods of time. It's a known issue, but one you'd have to take up with the author of the software, in this case, Microsoft, but I doubt they'd even address it. To keep it to a minimum, I suggest restarting your browser from time to time. You can also monitor the resources your browser is using in the Task Manager. Personally, I wouldn't worry about it as it really won't have an impact on your system unless you are severely lacking in the RAM department.
You can find more info on this subject in this KB Article.
Hope this info helps,
I went ahead and assumed (perhaps incorrectly) that the OP meant iexplorer.exe as it is frequently reported to leak in the System Analyzer. I don't think I've seen explorer.exe reported to leak, not that it couldn't happen, I've just never seen it. But thanks for pointing that out as it could confuse others.
If it is explorer.exe that is showing the leak, then Windows Explorer could be restarted using the Task Manager or by rebooting the PC. I would think that this would only happen if you had many windows/tabs open at one time, but other than restarting the leaking program, there isn't a lot that can be done about it, afaik.