Chapter 15. Getting the Most Out of Internet Explorer

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to:

  • Launch and navigate Web pages.

  • Take full advantage of the Address bar.

  • Customize the Links bar to allow one-click surfing.

  • Change Internet Explorer’s default search engine.

  • Work with Internet Explorer’s advanced options.

As we write this, Microsoft Internet Explorer is by far the most dominant Web browser—depending on which source you use—for anywhere from 85 percent to 95 percent of the worldwide market. And because most computer-savvy people have also been on the Internet for a number of years, it’s safe to say that Internet Explorer is probably one of the most familiar applications available today. Or perhaps we should say that the basics of Internet Explorer ...

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