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#1 Adelinedl

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Posted 02 May 2014 - 04:46 AM

Hi all,

 

I know it sounds funny and ridiculous but I have spend an hour to figure out where is the Internet Explorer icon in my New User Account that I have created.

I am using Windows 7. I could install Skype for instance as the icon was there but I could not find the Internet Explorer icon.

Can you help?

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 02 May 2014 - 05:10 AM

If you right click on the desktop > new shortcut > and add the link

 

c:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

 

then click ok, you will have created a shortcut that opens Internet Explorer. :bananas:

 

But you should really consider moving to Firefox or Chrome... They are both far more secure, versatile and user friendly...



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 05:12 AM

Go to start  menu,find the ie icon,right click on it  and send (create shortcut to your desktop.Oh someone

posted..hes right Firefox is faster,more secure and more configurable.:-)


Edited by Wolverine 7, 02 May 2014 - 05:15 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2014 - 05:19 AM

Go to start  menu,find the ie icon,right click on it  and send (create shortcut to your desktop.

You are making things far too easy... lol.

 

Some other people might have the concern that Internet Explorer is so integrated that a vulnerability in the browser would compromise the whole operating system. Someone else might mention this has happened twice in the last month and is likely to continue in the same way. Another person might ask why people still continue to use Internet Explorer... someone else would say "I don't know".



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 07:27 AM

Thanks.

I know that Chrome or Firefox are more secured and so on, but I guess I need to have this Internet Explorer first to then install Chrome or other, right? And then uninstall Internet Explorer (as it is the default one... in principle).

 

So I have followed what you advised me bleeperizer:

If you right click on the desktop > new shortcut > and add the link

c:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

then click ok, you will have created a shortcut that opens Internet Explorer

 

However, the message "The file c:\Program cannot be found" appears.

So it seems not so simple...

More option than what you mentioned?

Thanks again



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 08:02 AM

Yes you need IE to install another browser. You are 100% right. (how else would you navigate to the website to download them)

 

iexplore.exe not appearing on your system makes me think it is not enabled

 

to enable

 

start orb > control panel > icons (top right) > turn Windows features on/off (menu on left) > turn on IE.

 

Do you have access to other accounts? you may choose to install another browser from there.

 

(not that I won't stop helping you, make IE work)

 

edit: or search "internet explorer" in the search bar just above the Windows orb :whistle:


Edited by TsVk!, 02 May 2014 - 08:05 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2014 - 08:38 AM

Some other people might have the concern that Internet Explorer is so integrated that a vulnerability in the browser would compromise the whole operating system. Someone else might mention this has happened twice in the last month and is likely to continue in the same way. Another person might ask why people still continue to use Internet Explorer... someone else would say "I don't know".

 

Yes,yes and er..possibly..some might say Chrome wasnt too hot on security unless its changed since i last looked..Ice dragon anyone?



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 08:59 AM

MS code is leaky... no community support

 

They could employ us by the millions, for nothing. Just release the code.... lol



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 10:00 AM

Its definatly leaky on Bills home planet..did he enable his ie yet?the op i mean..goin off topic lol.



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 10:21 AM

Did you try the other method mentioned?

 

Start menu. All Programs. Right click on Internet Explorer. Sent to. Choose desktop.

 

After you install another browser, you cannot uninstall IE. It's a part of the Windows operating system. You can uninstall an upgraded version which will revert IE back to the version which was installed when Windows was installed.

 

Is IE in your bottom task bar? If it is, what happens when you click on it?

 

If nothing works, try this.

 

Start menu/Control Panel/Internet Options.

 

Advanced tab.

 

Reset Internet Explorer.


Edited by Queen-Evie, 02 May 2014 - 10:26 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2014 - 10:37 AM

Thanks a lot all!

 

The following option was the one:

explore.exe not appearing on your system makes me think it is not enabled

 

to enable

 

start orb > control panel > icons (top right) > turn Windows features on/off (menu on left) > turn on IE.

 

Thanks!



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Posted 02 May 2014 - 10:50 AM

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