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Windows 7: Opening additional IE 8 Windows - How?

29 Oct 2009   #1

Win 7 Ultimate
Opening additional IE 8 Windows - How?

I am running Win 7 Ultimate.

I have tabs OFF and Taskbar Buttons set to NEVER COMBINE on the taskbar.

How do I open additional IE 8 window(s), if I already have one open? The only way I am able to do it now is by clicking on an IE 8 already opened window and hitting Cntrl-N. Is there an easier way?

Also, if I have 4 IE windows, then 3 programs, if I try to open a 5th IE window, it opens not as Window #8 but as Window #5, therefore pushing down the 3 program windows to the right.

Is there a way to change it back to like iy was under XP / Vista that all windows keep old order even I open new windows (I guess it is still trying to group them together).


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29 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You could use the IE shortcut in the start menu to open up another instance of it, or use a shortcut on the desktop too.

And you can just right click on the IE opened icon on the taskbar and click Internet Explorer, it will open up a new window of it too.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2009   #3

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Hi, you can right click the IETab on the bottom Taskbar, and select Internet Explorer and it will start another IE for you.
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