Internet Explorer


Your homepage will appear whenever you start Internet Explorer. Click the Home button to visit your homepage
at any time.
If there are certain pages you use every time you open your browser, like your email or calendar, you might
consider making them all homepages. Each homepage will open in its own tab whenever you start Internet
Explorer. Just enter the URL of each desired homepage on a new line in the Home page text box, then clickOK.

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.

1.Click the Tools button in the top-right corner of the browser, then select Internet Options.
2.The Internet Options dialog box will appear. Select the Programs tab.
3.Locate and select Make Internet Explorer the default browser, then click OK. Any link you open on your

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:

1.Click the drop-down menu in the address bar, then select the Add button in the bottom-right of the
2.The Internet Explorer Gallery will appear. Click search providers on the left, then select the type of

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.