To set Internet Explorer as the default browser:
Internet Explorer is the default browser on Windows computers. If you click a link in another program on
your computer, like an email client, it will open in Internet Explorer. If you've set another web browser as the default, you can choose to switch back to Internet Explorer.
computer will now open in Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer add-ons
Add-ons add different functionality to Internet Explorer. For example, add-ons can add new search
engines to the address bar, block ads, and keep you updated on current events.
To install an add-on:
add-on you're looking for.
Accelerators and web slices
Accelerators and web slices are types of add-ons available for Internet Explorer. Accelerators allow you to translate, search for, or map text you've selected in the browser. Web slices give you real-time updates for specific websites in your Favorites bar. For example, you could use a web slice to get quick updates on sports scores or the weather forecast.