When you open the History Bar (CTRL + SHIFT + H) in Internet Explorer, the following “View By” options may be missing, listing only the “Search History” entry in the drop down box.Read more
Microsoft Word Not Listed In IE HTML Editors List. How to Add it Back?
Office setup adds the Microsoft Word to the HTML Editors list in Internet Explorer options automatically. If that doesn’t happen (Word isn’t listed), this post tells you how to add it back to the HTML Editors list.Read more
Launch Edge and IE View Source Editor (Dev Tools) in a Separate Window
When you view source of a web page in Internet Explorer in Windows 10, IE Developer tools, which is the default View Source Editor, opens as a horizontal explorer bar pinned on to the same Internet Explorer window by default.Read more
How to Copy the Title and URL of All Open Tabs in Internet Explorer?
When searching about a topic on the internet, one might easily end up opening a couple a dozen web sites in separate tabs. What would you do if you need to copy all those URLs to make a note of them in your document, or send them to a friend? This article explains how to copy the title and URL of all open tabs in Internet Explorer.
We’ve covered how to copy the title and URL of the current tab in article Copy Title and URL Extension for Internet Explorer. But the extension works for the currently active tab only. Rather than copying one URL at a time, here are a couple of smart methods to copy the url & title of all open tabs in Internet Explorer.Read more
How to Open Pinned Site Shortcuts Using Your Default Browser (Registry Hacks)
With the Pinned Sites feature introduced in Internet Explorer 9, you can add your favorite websites to the Taskbar and/or the Start menu. We’ve seen that in article IE9 Lets You Pin Website Shortcuts to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Clicking the Pinned site shortcut opens the website using Internet Explorer, regardless of which browser you’ve … Read more
Using ActiveX Filtering in Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 8 introduced the Per-Site ActiveX feature which allowed users to run a certain ActiveX control only on white-listed sites. This feature was explained in our earlier article How to Disable Adobe Flash Animations for All but White-Listed Sites in IE8. Internet Explorer 9 introduces another similar feature named ActiveX Filtering. When ActiveX Filtering … Read more
Clear Internet Explorer Cache using Rundll32 Command-Line
The rundll32 command-line involving inetcpl.cpl and the entry point
ClearMyTracksByProcess which is widely in use since Internet Explorer 7, is effective only if it’s run in low integrity level. This is because in Windows Vista and higher, Internet Explorer manages two different cache containers, one for the Protected Mode and another cache folder to store files when Internet Explorer is outside the Protected Mode.Read more
Internet Explorer 9 Lets You Pin Website Shortcuts to the Taskbar in Windows 7
Internet Explorer 9 lets you Pin websites directly to the Taskbar so that you can launch your favorite websites in a single click. To Pin a website to the taskbar, click and drag the Website’s favicon shown in the left of the Address bar onto the Taskbar.
How to Disable the Zoom Level Option in Internet Explorer?
One of our readers wrote asking me how to disable the zoom feature in Internet Explorer, as the zoom level in Internet Explorer changes when the CTRL key is accidentally pressed when scrolling a webpage using mouse. Sometimes this does happen to me as well, and the only workaround that I know is to disable the zoom level feature altogether. This also prevents you from changing the zoom level via the View menu in Internet Explorer. If you don’t use the zoom feature in IE, go ahead with this registry edit.Read more
Internet Explorer Extension to Open Current Page in Chrome, Firefox or Edge
I’d like to share the extensions I made for Internet Explorer, to open current web page in a different browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge (Windows 10). This extension works fine in all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.Read more