To monitor memory performance, use Performance Monitor (Perfmon.exe). In Performance Monitor, check the Private Bytes and Working Set counters for the affected Internet Explorer process. When you experience this issue, you notice that the values of these two counters keep increasing.
Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft website: Note This update was first included in security update 2183461 (MS10-053). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 982094 - Last Review: Feb 3, 2011 - Revision: 1