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Internet explorer on taskbar

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Microsoft windows

    Internet explorer on taskbar


    Is this proper place to ask about being able to get into my Internet explorer by the task bar? If I am on the start page and click on internet explorer I can type in: Comcast.net. However it is not the "real" one. I need to be able to get into it by the desk top or task bar. Thanks your for any help. I surely need it!

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    I don't understand what you mean when you say "it's not the real one"? Can you explain more please.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 446
    Win 8 64-bit


    Hi, check out the following tutorial on how to change whether Internet Explorer opens in Windows 8 'Metro' UI or in the normal Desktop version:
    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ktop-ie10.html

    You can then either pin Internet Explorer to the Taskbar or add the Quick Launch toolbar to the Taskbar (which will also include Internet Explorer) as shown in the following tutorial:
    Quick Launch - Add to Taskbar in Windows 8
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    Posts : 4
    Microsoft windows

    Internet explorer


    Thanks for the help. I am learning! I just might like Windows 8 after all...
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  5. #5


    Welcome to the forums and good luck learning the new OS. You will see that it's quite friendly once you get the feeling of it.
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