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Windows 8 Visual Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 7

Tapping Into the Power of Internet Explorer

The World Wide Web is arguably the most impressive of the various services accessible via the Internet. With billions of pages available covering practically every imaginable topic, the web is one of our greatest inventions and an unparalleled source of information.

One problem with the web, though, is actually getting at all that information. With so much online ground to cover, you want a reliable and efficient means of transportation. For the World Wide Web, the vehicle of choice is the web browser, and in Windows 8, the default web browser is Internet Explorer, particularly the desktop version. This program is fairly easy to use if all you do is click links and type website addresses. ...

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