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Internet Explorer 10

  1. #1


    UK
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Internet Explorer 10


    I am trying to open the metro version of Internet Explorer, however it opens the desktop app. It just goes from the metro tile straight to the desktop version. How do I solve this?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hi, welcome to eight forums ,If you use more than 1 browser ,i think making IE your default browser will fix your problem,to do so go to control panel /default programs , good luck
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  3. #3


    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    In addition to the previous post, open Win+R - inetcpl.cpl - Programs, and set the behavior for opening links.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Gor,

    In supplement to the posts above, the tutorial below can help show you how to restore the use of the Metro Internet Explorer in Windows 8.

    To be able to use the Metro IE, Internet Explorer must be set as the default program with all of it's associations.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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