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IE_Kill Start-Up

IE_Kill 2.0 is a utility that closes all running instances of Internet Explorer.  You will see this splash screen briefly when the application starts.  If you have the application set to AutoRun, the splash screen will be displayed each time your system starts.

IE_Kill Runs from the System Tray in the Taskbar

IE_Kill 2.0 resides quietly in the system tray on your taskbar. Left-click on the icon to close all IE windows.  Right-click on the icon for the configuration menu.

IE_Kill Menu

Use and Features...

Right-click on the icon in the taskbar to see the menu.  This popup menu is where you configure IE_Kill and access other features. The items are:

IE Kill 2.0: Takes you to the IE_Kill 2.0 home page

Sound: Check this to play a sound for each window closed; uncheck for no sound

AutoRun: Check this to automatically start IE_Kill when your system starts

WebTools: Shows a submenu of Java applets, JavaScripts, and Software

Help: Takes you to this help page

About: Displays copyright and version information for IE_Kill

Exit: Closes the application


Download (224K)

Click here to download the IE_Kill 2.0 application.

Installing and Uninstalling


To install IE_Kill 2.0, download the file to any spare directory on your system.  Unzip the file.  This will produce a file named iek2002.exe.  Double-click on iek2002.exe and follow the instructions on your screen.


Open the application and be sure to uncheck AutoRun from the right-click menu. EXIT (close) the application from the right-click menu!  (Uninstallers cannot remove a running program.)

Then uninstall from the uninstall utility included with this program on the Start > Programs > IE_Kill 2.0 menu.  You will see this listed on your menu as Uninstall IE_Kill 2.0.

Use Notes

Note that windows containing open dialogs (the error dialog, log-in dialogs, etc.) cannot be closed by IE_Kill until the dialogs are manually closed.


Support for this application is available via email.  You may send support questions to via our email support form, here.

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