Thursday, August 4, 2011

Internet Explorer Tips

How to Restore the Animated Internet Explorer Logo
This article describes how to restore the animated Internet Explorer logo if it has been changed by your Internet service provider (ISP).
When you browse the Internet with Internet Explorer, the animated logo in the upper-right corner of the window spins, indicating that activity is taking place. Your ISP can customize this logo by using Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK). For example, MSN, The Microsoft Network, version 2.5 replaces the animated Internet Explorer logo with an MSN logo.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Internet Explorer Tips

Synchronize Bookmarks in IE

Many computer users find themselves on multiple computers throughout the course of the day, from the home-based PC to a work desktop to a laptop. The constant computer switching makes it difficult to keep your bookmarks up to date and in sync. Fortunately, most modern Web browsers include built-in bookmark sync tools that can ensure you always have access to your bookmarks, no matter what computer you are using. If you use multiple different Web browsers, there are tools that offer cross-browser support.

This article will help you to Synchronize Bookmarks in IE.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

How to Delete Internet Explorer Toolbars

An Internet Explorer Toolbar is an optional program that increases the functionality of Internet Explorer by enabling PC users to perform certain tasks within their browser. While toolbars can be helpful in providing a quick access to frequently used programs and services, Internet Explorer toolbars can slow the performance of a PC. As a result, it may be helpful to delete Internet Explorer toolbars. One of the easiest and safest ways to remove toolbars from Internet Explorer is by using the Windows Add/Remove Programs tool.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

How to Install Internet Explorer Skins

If you use Internet Explorer you can change your skin. Skins are a fun way of personalizing your Web browsing experience. Available in nearly any design, color and theme under the sun, skins are background images for your Web browser. They work particularly well with Internet Explorer. If you want something more than the standard white-and-gray background on your browser and enjoy customizing things, then you need to install some skins on Internet Explorer.
Steps to Follow
  • Go to your favorite search engine using Internet Explorer and type 'Internet Explorer Skins' into the search field. You will be presented with a number of Web sites that have Internet Explorer skins you can download and install.
  • Check the requirements for the skin you want to download. Some skins will only work if you have previously downloaded an enhancement program for Internet Explorer such as Hotbar (see Resources below).
  • Click on your selection to download it to your computer. Follow the download instructions provided by the site. Different sites for skins may have differing download instructions. In general, however, downloading will take no more than a few minutes.
  • Restart your browser if required.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

IE9: Disable Internet Options

The Internet Options is the center place for tweaking most of all important settings in . Because this option can be easily accessed by anyone, problems may arise when an user erases or tweaks the settings of other users. Luckily, you can lock the option by using this registry tweak.
In a public environment, users frequently will manipulate internet options thus harming the experience of other users. This registry hack prevents this from occurring. Remember that registry errors can cause massive issues, so backing up your system first is always a good idea.

Internet Explorer Tips

Unable to print or view the print preview of a webpage in Internet Explorer
When you try to print or view the print preview of a webpage in Internet Explorer the webpage may not print or print preview correctly.
This issue can occur for one or more of the following reasons:

  • Your video card or video driver is outdated or corrupt
  • You may not have printer permissions assigned
  • Protected Mode is enabled for the Internet security zone of the web page
  • There is an issue with temporary folders on your user account and the Low folder under the %TEMP% location has been deleted

To resolve this issue, use the following methods in the order in which they are presented. If method 1 does not resolve your issue, proceed to the next method.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Internet Explorer Tips

Internet Explorer Quits When You Attempt to Browse Shockwave or Flash-enabled Site
When you attempt to browse a Macromedia Shockwave-enabled or Flash-enabled Web site, you may receive an error message similar to the following:

When you click the Details button, the following information is displayed:
IEXPLORE caused an invalid page fault in module DIRAPI.DLL at address.Internet Explorer may then quit.
This issue can occur if the Dirapi.dll file is missing or damaged. This file is required by the Shockwave Player and Flash Player for proper operation.
NOTE: This behavior can also occur when you attempt to install Macromedia Shockwave or Flash.