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How Can I Find My Familiar Browser In Windows 10?

Monday, November 16th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet, Windows 10
 
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Gladys has a question about her Windows 10 browser. She writes: “What can I do to make my Internet Explorer on Windows 10 as near to the old way as possible? I am trying to learn Windows 10 but I don’t like it, so if I could find something familiar I would be happy. So please tell me something.”

Gladys, Internet Explorer 11 is exactly the same in Windows 10 as it was in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.  I wonder if you aren’t actually clicking on the icon for Microsoft Edge, the default browser for Windows 10. The icon for Edge looks like this:

windows-10-edge-icon

Edge has a much cleaner look that Internet Explorer. I like it, but it is very different.  But don’t worry, Internet Explorer is easy to get to. Just type Internet Explorer in the search box on your Start Menu. Then click on the result. Or tell Cortanta “Open Internet Explorer.”

search-internet-explorer

If you’ve upgraded to Windows 10, all of your favorites should have transferred to Windows 10 without an issue.

For quick and easy access, right-click on Internet Explorer on your Start Menu and choose Pin to Taskbar.

windows-10-pin-to-taskbar

Hope this helps you feel a little more familiar, but consider giving Edge a try once you get a little more comfortable.

Time for a shameless plug – check out WorldStart’s Ultimate Guide to Windows 10. It’s got the answers to most of your Windows 10 questions all in one convenient place.  I spent a long time writing and I think you’ll like it.

~ Cynthia

 

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One Response to “How Can I Find My Familiar Browser In Windows 10?”

  1. Susan Flaherty says:

    Tks for this tip as I change it per your instructions
    S

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