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Internet Options - Open in Windows 8


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Internet Options - Open in Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to open Internet Options for both the modern and desktop Internet Explorer in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
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How to Open Internet Options for Internet Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1
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This tutorial will show you how to open Internet Options for both the modern and desktop Internet Explorer in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
How to Open Internet Options for Internet Explorer in Windows 8 and 8.1

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Internet Options contains many settings to allow you to customize your browsing experience in Internet Explorer.

Changes you make in Internet Options will be applied to both the modern and desktop Internet Explorer.

This tutorial will show you how to open Internet Options for both the modern and desktop Internet Explorer in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.





OPTION ONE
Open Internet Options in Control Panel

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Internet Options icon.​
2. Internet Properties will now open. (see screenshot below)​
Internet_Properties.png





OPTION TWO
Open Internet Options in Desktop Internet Explorer

1. While on your desktop, open Internet Explorer (iexplore.exe), and do step 2 or 3 below.​
2. Click/tap on Tools (menu bar (Alt)) and Internet options, and then go to step 4 below. (see screenshot below)​
Desktop_IE_Internet_Options-1.png
3. Click/tap on the Tools button Tools_button.jpg and Internet options, and then go to step 4 below. (see screenshot below)​
Desktop_IE_Internet_Options-2.png
4. Internet Options will now open. (see screenshot below)​
Internet_Options.png





OPTION THREE
Open Internet Options in Modern Internet Explorer

1. While on your Start screen, click/tap on the modern Internet Explorer tile. (see screenshot below)​
Start_Screen_IE.jpg
2. While in the modern Internet Explorer, open the charms bar, and click/tap on Settings.​
NOTE: If you like, you could also press the :winkey: + I keys to open the Settings charm while in the modern IE.​
3. Do steps 4 or 5 below for the modern IE10 or modern IE11.​
4. To Open Internet Options in Modern IE10
A) Click/tap on Internet Options. (see screenshot below)​
Metro_IE10-1.jpg
B) Internet Options will now open. (see screenshot below)​
Settings-1.jpg
5. To Open Options or Privacy in Modern IE11
A) Click/tap on Options and/or Privacy for what settings you want to change. (see screenshot below)​
Modern_IE_Options-1.png
B) Options or Privacy will now open. (see screenshots below)​
(Click on image a few times to see full size)​
Modern_IE_Options-2.png Privacy.png






OPTION FOUR
Open Internet Options in Run Command Dialog

1. Press the :winkey: + R keys to open the Run dialog.​
2. Type inetcpl.cpl, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)​
Run_Internet_Options.png
3. Internet Properties will now open. (see screenshot below)​
Internet_Properties.png


That's it,
Shawn


 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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