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  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    widows 8

    Internet Explorer


    When i'm on the windows 8 start scree and click on IE, it opens the desktop version, not the windows 8 version. I downloaded chrome from the desktop because it didn't have a browser. but when I did it, windows 8 version IE stopped opening. it just brings to the desktop version. I tried deleting chrome, and that didn't work.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    @ gJsHay :
    Reset IE as default in Control Panel/Default Programs.

    Internet Explorer Modern - Restore in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 08 Mar 2014 at 22:46. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  3. #3


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7


    See Picture - that will fix it.

    And if that does not help, reset the IE, see here: How to reset Internet Explorer settings steps



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