How to Open Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Windows 10

 

Microsoft Edge is the new default browser in Windows 10, but if you would prefer (or need) to use Internet Explorer in Windows 10 then here’s how.

There are a few different ways to open Internet Explorer in Windows 10.

The easiest is to type Internet Explorer in the Search box, then click the Internet Explorer Desktop app option highlighted at the top.

Windows 10 - Search - Internet Explorer

If you use IE regularly you can right click the Internet Explorer desktop app, and select Pin to taskbar.

Windows 10 - Search - Internet Explorer - Pin to taskbar

The second way to open Internet Explorer in Windows 10 is from the Start menu, browse to StartAll AppsWindows Accessories – then click Internet Explorer.

Windows 10 - Start -All Apps - Windows Accessories - Internet ExplorerAgain, if you use Internet Explorer regularly you can right click Internet Explorer, and select Pin to taskbar or Pin to Start.

Windows 10 - Start -All Apps - Windows Accessories - Internet Explorer - Pin to taskbar

And finally you can type Windows Key + R to bring up the run dialogue box, and type iexplore, and click OK.

Windows 10 - Windows Key R - iexplore

To set Internet Explorer as your default browser, type Default Programs into the Search box. Then click Default Programs Desktop app at the top.

Windows 10 - Search - Default Programs

Click Set your default programs.Windows 10 - Default Programs - Set you default programs

Then scroll to Internet Explorer and highlight it on the left hand side, and click Set this program as default.

Windows 10 - Default Programs - Set you default programs - Internet Explorer

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