Reveal your Internet Explorer menu bar and toolbar by pressing the Alt or F11 keys on your keyboard. This method works when you have accidentally hidden the menu and toolbar, or if you have set the browser to full-screen mode. You only need an Internet-ready computer and Internet Explorer to get started.Know More
Start the computer, and wait for the Windows operating system to load. Select your user account on the login screen, and enter your password if necessary.
Click the Internet Explorer tile on the Windows 8 Start screen. Alternatively, double-click the Internet Explorer icon on the Windows 7 desktop or taskbar. Wait a few seconds for Internet Explorer to load.
Once Internet Explorer opens, press the Alt key to reveal the menu bar and toolbar. If you already have Internet Explorer open and pressing Alt does not help, press the F11 key. This key turns off full-screen mode, providing an option to view your menu bar and toolbar.
Click the Tools button from the menu, and select Toolbars. Next, click the Menu Bar option to view the menu bar and toolbar each time you open Internet Explorer.
Browse to the page that you would like to appear instead of "about:blank" in Internet Explorer, for example, www.google.com. Right click on the icon that looks like a house and then click "Add or change homepage." Now click "Use this webpage as your only home page" and click "Yes."Full Answer >
Internet Explorer 9 can be uninstalled by removing it from the Installed Updates list, found under the Programs category in Control Panel. Go to Control Panel, locate the Internet Explorer 9 update in the Installed Updates category, and remove it from the computer.Full Answer >
As Microsoft adds new features and technologies to the Internet Explorer browser, new versions are released. Minor enhancements and security patches are released periodically as updates. As of November 2014, a mobile version of Internet Explorer also exists.Full Answer >
To reset Internet Explorer, click Tools, then Internet Options. When the Internet Options dialogue box opens, click the Advanced tab, then Reset. Click Reset when the dialogue box displays asking whether you want to reset all Internet Explorer settings, then click Close and OK to complete the reset procedure.Full Answer >