3 tips for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 users

As you probably know, IE 8, 9, and 10 will no longer be supported starting from tomorrow. We have prepared a list of tips for IE older version users, so they can use secure browsers. Hope it might be interesting for your readers. Here are the tips.

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Speed Up IE8 With Google Plug-In

Computerworld has run tests on Internet Explorer, version 8, after the addition of the Chrome Frame plug-in available from Google. The test results demonstrate that IE8, with Chrome Frame, runs almost ten times faster than IE8 without Chrome Frame. IE8 handles JavaScript 9.6 faster with the addition of the plug-in.

To test and validate its results, Computerworld used the SunSpider Javascript program, running it three times on IE8 standing alone, and three times with the addition of the ChromeFrame plug-in. The scores were averaged to achieve the published results. The average score with the addition of ChromeFrame was equal to the scores of Google’s Chrome browser, proving that ChromeFrame can optimize any Internet Explorer program to the speed and efficiency of the actual Chrome browser.






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Part 5 Advantages of IE8

Shortcuts of the keyboard

Generally it happens that while working on the computer, you may continuously need to switch from mouse to keyboard and vice versa. After some time, this becomes tiring and a difficult and monotonous task to carry out. Also constant switching takes a lot of time. As a result the user may sometimes lose interest in the work. In case you are running short of time and do not want to keep on moving your hands from keyboard to mouse and mouse to keyboard then you must try the shortcuts that are given below. Using these shortcuts you can get ninja work like efficiency and also can increase your productivity. Below are given some useful and most commonly used Key Combinations and their Resulting Actions:






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Part 4 Advantages of IE8

Decode the Status Bar

The Status Bar that appears at the bottom of the browser window shows all the information that may not be labeled anywhere else. The unlabeled boxes of the Status Bar have some functions that can be activated by single clicking or by double-clicking. Main functions of these boxes are:

* Box 1: it performs no operation.
* Box 2: used to modify the settings of the Pop-up Blocker.
* Box 3: used to manage the Add-ons screen.
* Box 4: This contains icon in it and is used to see a Privacy Report by double clicking that can list all the blocked cookies.
* Box 5: used to provide IE to look for a security certificate.
* Box 6: it can be used to view the menu by Single-clicking where a safety check can be run on the site that the user is visiting with the help of Microsoft’s Smart Screen Filter service.






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Part 3 Advantages of IE8

Protect your Privacy and Block the Ads and In Private Filtering

Whenever you are surfing the web or opening a site then it is very common that you may encounter many advertisements that are termed as the third party content. This content doesn’t originate from the website that you are visiting but from other sources. Sometimes this content or advertisements may generate virus in your PC and sometimes it is used by these sources to track your behavior. As one encounters such type of content site after site, a thorough profile of the browsing habits of the user, his interests and even the purchases that are made can be assembled by these advertisers with the help of cookies to track the behavior.






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Part 2 Advantages of IE8

IE8 or Internet Explorer 8 is one of the latest web browsers from the Microsoft’s stable. It’s a long time since Microsoft launched its first free of cost bundled software called Internet Explorer in competition with Netscape Navigator. It has come a long way since then and the experience with IE8 is really exciting as brought out by reviews conducted by experts and users alike.

Hide your secrets with the help of In-Private Browsing

If you’re finding some private browsing opportunity then In-Private icon will allow doing so. How? It gives you the facility to save passwords and form as add-on features with the saving of usual cookies and Web history. Along with it, in a search box you will get the facility of search term. Your URLs will show the address bar in addition to that. Those features are meant for making your task easier. It saves your privacy from your skeptical boss, overindulgent parents and nagging spouse or anyone on this earth from whom you’re willing to hide your task, which you’re doing on the Web. So, your complete privacy while working on Web world is thoroughly guaranteed.






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Part 1 Advantages of IE8

If your eyes are thriving to see more security and ease to use facility in Microsoft’s Web browser, then IE8 or Internet Explorer 8 is the latest launch for better privacy and fast accessibility in the platform of Web-enabled information and several services. IE8 has come up with several updated features, which will definitely give you more area to explore and experience to suit your technology need.

New version of IE8 also retains the existing few important features of previous version like toolbar customization, view ability like the earlier version, and of course a pair of boxes full of mystery in order to colonize the browser window bottom.

If you’re able to follow those certain tips you definitely get the benefit of the updated and newest features. If you’re still lacking the advantages of IE6 and IE7, then it is advisable get updated immediately to take the full-fledged advantage.






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Opera Shows Thumbs Down To Microsoft’s Exclusion of IE8 in Windows7

Opera Software has expressed their discontent over Microsoft move to exclude Internet Explorer 8 from Windows 7. The Norwegian browser-creator had earlier initiated anti-trust probe into the business practices of the software giant Microsoft in Europe.

Opera’s response comes in the wake of Microsoft revealing their plan to omit IE8 from its soon-to-be-released operating system Windows 7. This version of Windows 7 named ‘E’ edition is aimed exclusively for European Union market.






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