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Internet Explorer


Internet Explorer is supplied on all Windows machines, with 6.0 in declining use, but 7.0 and 8.0 are in widespread use. This section provides some tips and configuration pointers for the browser.

Adding or Replacing Features

Add a Custom Sidebar
The sidebar in Internet Explorer is just a HTML page. Therefore with a registry change you can create your own custom sidebar. The sidebar is useful as a mini intranet as it can provide you or your end users if you are a network administrator quick access to the most frequently used sites.

Custom Search Accelerator
(Internet Explorer 8.0)
Create an  custom search accelerator for whichever Google country search that you prefer, or for a Google Custom Search

Move the Top Menu Bar
(Internet Explorer 7.0)
Move the menu bar to the top of the Internet Explorer Window

Reinstalling Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP
How to fool the Internet Explorer 6.0 installation wizard to allow you to reinstall IE6 on Windows XP.

Removing Features

Removing the Search Box
(Internet Explorer 7.0)
Regain some space in the menu bar area by removing the Search box.

Adjusting Settings

Increase the Download Limit
Internet Explorer 6.0 only allows a limited number of simultaneous downloads, however with a quick registry change, this can be increased.

Removing the Content Advisor Password

Other Quick Tips
Miscellaneous tips for Internet Explorer, including: Internet Explorer Window Resize, Quickly Book Mark a Page, Quick Access to .com Domain Names, Discover How Large an Image Is, Text Too Small? Enlarge it Quickly and Easily, Save Entire Page - Including Graphics.

Content for Network Administrators

Store Favourites on a network share (external site)
Using login scripts you can redirect favourites to be stored on a network share, where they can be backed up.

Downloading a Complete Internet Explorer Installation
Rather than downloading it for each machine individually, download it once and then place it in a central network location and install from there.

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