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Making the Mail app’s links open in the desktop’s Internet Explorer

Q: When I click on an e-mailed link in Windows 8’s Mail app, the Start screen’s version of Internet Explorer opens. I prefer that the link open in the “real” Internet Explorer that runs on the desktop. How can I make the desktop’s version of Internet Explorer open when I click a link in the […]

How do I put Internet Explorer’s icon back on the Windows 8 taskbar?

Q: I’m trying to find the desktop version of Internet Explorer. It’s supposed to be on the desktop’s taskbar, but it’s missing. And I can’t find it on the Start menu, either. This all started when my company installed the Chrome browser. Help! A: Windows 8 comes with two versions of Internet Explorer — one […]