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  • Question

  • My neighbor lost his internet explorer icon and files. This was the only browser he had on his computer. He cannot get to the internet how does he get it back?

    Friday, February 17, 2017 10:18 PM

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  • Hi,

    The Internet Explorer icon does not appear on your desktop. When you try to use the Desktop Items dialog box in Windows XP or the Desktop Icon Settings dialog box in Windows Vista to add the Internet Explorer icon, there is no Internet Explorer check box.

     

    To add an Internet Explorer icon yourself, you can use either of the following methods. If you only want to create an Internet Explorer icon on your desktop that opens your home page, use Method 1 to create a shortcut. Use Method 2 if you want to add a special Internet Explorer icon on your desktop that performs one of the following tasks:

    Opens the Internet Properties dialog box

    Starts Internet Explorer without add-ons (such as toolbars)

    For more information, please refer to the link:

    The Internet Explorer icon is missing from your desktop

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/945402/the-internet-explorer-icon-is-missing-from-your-desktop

    Best Regards,

    Tao


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    Monday, February 20, 2017 7:44 AM
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