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disable tiles in IE10 metro

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    disable tiles in IE10 metro

    I've disabled autofill, suggestions etc. in IE10 non-metro version address bar.
    However, when I use IE10 metro-style, I always get a list of tiles with frequently visited sites.
    I would like to disable this feature. If possible, permanently.

    Metro has a lot of these features. The weather in remote places is shown etc. I find it annoying and distracting.
    Is there a simple way to disable all of them at once?

    Now you have to "opt out" each time. It would be nice if metro had a default "opt in" setting for basically every automatic feature.

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Can't answer on all--but am hoping I am understanding you. So, for example, on the weather app, you could right click on it and either unpin it or uninstall it.
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  3. #3

    I'm not sure if you can...but here's a link on how to add/remove said tiles.

    Internet Explorer 10 Metro - Add or Remove Favorites in Windows 8
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    What I think happens is that the frequent and favorites are pulled from the desktop IE. It's the same for mine, all my favorites that in IE desktop are the same in metro IE and I haven't used metro IE but twice and never went to any sites...just to verify it was working.
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disable tiles in IE10 metro
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