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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 8 by Paul McFedries

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The Nuts and Bolts of Desktop Internet Explorer

Assuming you have your internet connection running, the most straightforward way to get desktop Internet Explorer up and surfing is to launch the Desktop app and then click the Internet Explorer icon in the taskbar (it’s the “e” with a swooshy thing around it, usually on the far left of the taskbar).

The first time you launch Internet Explorer, you may have to wrestle with the Set Up Windows Internet Explorer 10 dialog box. You can click the Ask me later button if you really don’t feel like dealing with this right now, but it’ll just keep coming back—believe me—so it’s better to get the whole setup rigmarole over with now. Fortunately, all you have to do is click the Use recommended security and ...

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