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Microsoft® Windows 7 Your Way: Speed Up and Customize Windows by Michael Miller

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14. Configuring and Customizing Internet Explorer

We now turn our attention to the Internet, and in this chapter, your web browser. In Windows 7, that means Internet Explorer 8, and there’s a lot you can do with it to browse the Internet your way.

Personalizing Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is a good-looking browser, much easier to use than previous versions. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept the default interface; there are lots of things you can personalize, if you like. For example, you can add or delete buttons from the Command bar, add your own personal links to the Favorites bar, or add any number of new toolbars to the browser. Read on to learn more.

Customizing the Command Bar

Let’s start with the main IE toolbar, ...

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