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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 […]

How do I open Desktop icons with a single click?

Q: I am unable to use a single click to open a desktop icon. Can you help please? A: Windows 7’s desktop icons traditionally require a double-click to open. A single-click does the trick on the Start menu and Taskbar, but the Desktop wants that extra effort of a double-click. But if you don’t like […]