Things to try:
If one of these work OK, consider to stop using IE for the moment.
Reset Internet Explorer to its defaults (no add-ons and such). Does that make a difference?
"Online" doesn't say much. It could be related to the sites you visit. What happens if you just go to google and wait 5 minutes? Still 1 copy or "10 or more"?
Scan for malware as Grif tells in https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-to-remove-pup-option-603542/#post-f742c795-5881-433b-a29b-6d758efe5cd3
After a few minutes online, task manager show 10 or more processes and everything slows down. Virus scans do no good, and the same with stopping various programs. What to do?