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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 […]

Setting up multiple Home pages in Internet Explorer 9

Q: I can’t find the arrow next to the Home page button mentioned on page 150 of Windows 7 For Dummies. I want to use several Home pages, each opened with its tab along the page’s top. What do I do? A: Microsoft released a new version of Internet Explorer through Windows Update, which replaced […]

Turning off the popup: Do you want to view only the webpage content that was delivered securely?

Q: On Internet Explorer, I keep seeing the security warning “Do you want to view only the webpage content that was delivered securely?” This happens when I’m on sites I visit daily. And it drives me crazy, because it appears on every page of the site. How do I eliminate it? A: Many webpages are […]

How do I make Internet Explorer open in full-screen mode?

Q: Internet Explorer doesn’t fill the screen when it opens. I can press F11 to make it fill the screen. But how can I open Internet Explorer so the Web page fills the monitor without hitting F11 or clicking the resize icon in the top-left corner? A: When you open Internet Explorer, it normally opens […]

What’s this “View Source” gibberish?

Q: Page 158 in Windows Vista for Dummies shows Internet Explorer’s Page button. When I press the Page button and choose View Source from the menu, an enormous amount of gibberish appears. Why can’t I delete that? A: When you open Internet Explorer, click the Page button, and choose View Source from the drop-down menu, […]