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Windows 7: Opening multiple internet windows

27 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7
Opening multiple internet windows

Just got my first laptop and can't figure out how to open multiple windows to access the internet. If I have one open, clicking on the "e" icon will close it instead of opening a second window. Any Ideas? Thanks.

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27 Nov 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Helo BJ,

When you click on the Internet Explorer "E" taskbar icon, it actually doesn't close the IE window, but minimizes instead.

To open a new window, right click on the "E" icon to see the jump list, and click on Internet Explorer to open a new window.

You could also open a new tab, then drag the tab from the toolbar to have it in a new window as well.
Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Personally I much prefer tabs, to make it the default behavior open Internet Options.
Use the Keyboard shortcut.
Ctrl N opens a new Window its the same shortcut in all the Browsers.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7

Thanks to both of you! Your suggestions work great.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Nov 2011   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome BJ. I'm glad that we could help.
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