By default, Internet Explorer uses Bing as the default search engine. We like Bing and we think that it delivers useful search results. However, you may feel differently, and you want to change Bing, with Google, DuckDuckGo, Yahoo or another search engine. Here’s how to switch from Bing to another search engine, in Internet Explorer:
If you don’t want your web browser to keep your browser history, your cookies and site data, temporary files, searches and the information you entered in forms, then you have to use a form of private browsing. Google Chrome calls this mode Incognito, Firefox and Opera call it Private Browsing, while Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge call it InPrivate. Read this guide and learn how to create a shortcut that automatically starts your web browser using its private browsing mode:
How to emulate a mobile device in a desktop browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Opera)
There are websites which offer more options and features only when visited from mobile devices. When that happens and you must use a desktop browser, you get frustrated because of the limited user experience you get. Other times, you want to test and see how a website looks on a particular mobile device like the iPhone, the iPad or a Google Nexus smartphone. No matter why you need to access a website from a desktop computer or simulating a mobile browser, here’s how it is done:
Although Microsoft Edge is slowly but surely taking the place of Internet Explorer 11, at least in Windows 10, Internet Explorer is still used by many people. Many businesses haven’t upgraded their operating systems and web apps and have to keep using Internet Explorer. If you are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer, updating it to the latest available is highly recommended. In this tutorial, we will show you how to download and install Internet Explorer 11 on your Windows computer, regardless of whether you are using Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Let’s get started:
Have you ever wondered in how many different ways you can open Internet Explorer? Did you find yourself in a situation where you just couldn’t find a shortcut for it and had no idea how to launch it? It’s a common problem with many solutions to it. If you are curious to find them all, read this roundup of ways to open Internet Explorer in all modern Windows versions: Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Do you need to use your web browser to visit websites that rely on the old Java technology? Did you install Java on your computer but your browser still says that Java is not present on your system? Why isn’t Java working as it should and how do you make it work in your favorite web browser? These are the questions that we are going to answer in this guide. We will show you how to enable Java in all the major web browsers, so if you want to find out why your Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox doesn’t run Java by default, read on:
If you take your laptop or tablet to lots of places, including corporate networks that use proxy servers, you need to know how to set a proxy server, so that you can access the internet. This tutorial shares how to set a proxy server in all the major browsers for Windows: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Opera. There’s plenty of ground to cover, so let’s get started:
Internet Explorer is such an integral part of Windows that, for some time, you couldn't remove it from Windows. This is not the case anymore and modern versions of Windows allow you to get rid of it, if you do not want to use it. But, what happens when you do that? Will Windows stop working well? Will you still be able to browse the web? Will universal Windows apps continue to run when they need to access data from the internet and display it to you? We have run our own experiments, analyzed as many things as we could and discovered the most likely things that could happen if you remove Internet Explorer from Windows 10 or Windows 8.1:
If you are one of those users who use Internet Exploreras their default browser, this guide is perfect for you. If you don’t think that the basic features of this browser are enough, you can always install add-ons to enhance its operation. Unfortunately, the list of add-ons for Internet Explorer is not very impressive and it’s getting shorter with time. However, there are still some useful add-ons you can use to improve your web browsing experience, so we decided to put together a list with them. Here are the best add-ons for Internet Explorer:
In Windows 10, the default web browser is Microsoft Edge , the latest browser developed by Microsoft. However, even if Edge brings many new features and improvements when compared to Microsoft's previous browser - Internet Explorer - you still may want to change your default browser to another one, which you're already accustomed to. Whether you like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer, Edge or any other web browser out there, setting any of them as default in Windows 10 is rather easy and, depending on the method you choose, it's also more or less a fast process.