5 Simple Ways to Find Internet explorer on windows 10

You can use Internet Explorer on Windows 10, even though Microsoft edge is the default browser in Windows 10. There are many ways to find IE on Windows 10.




Since Microsoft Edge is the new browser, so many websites may not compatible with this. In that case, you may have to downgrade Microsoft Edge to Internet explorer.

How to Find Internet explorer on windows 10

Video Tutorial:

Without reading the whole article, find Internet Explorer just by watching the video.

Here I am giving you all possible methods to use Internet Explorer on Windows 10. Try one by one. I think almost all methods will work. Sometimes anyone may not work for you. Then try another method.

1. IE from Microsoft edge

Open your Microsoft Edge browser. Type your required website in the address bar. Shows that in the below screenshot.




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Click on three dots symbol in the top right corner. Select Open with Internet Explorer as shown in the below screenshot.

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Now you can see Internet explorer opening your website.

The problem in this method is, every time you need to do this procedure. Instead, you can get the Internet Explorer shortcut icon. Follow the below methods to create an IE shortcut icon on the desktop or on the task bar.

2. Use search

Click on Search icon in task bar. Type Internet explorer.




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You may see the Internet Explorer application. Right-click on it and click on Pin to taskbar or Pin to Start.

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Now you can see IE icon on task bar.

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If you don’t find Internet explorer through search, then follow the below methods.

3. Use Windows accessories

Click on Start symbol in left corner. Click All apps.

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Scroll down up to Windows accessories using the scroll bar. Click Windows accessories. You will see Internet Explorer.




Right click on Internet Explorer.  Click Pin to taskbar.

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Now you can see the Internet Explorer on the taskbar. You can use it when you need it.

4. Use command prompt

Hold Windows key and press R in your keyboard to open Run dialog.

type iexplore.exe and hit enter.

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Now you can see the Internet explorer running. If you follow this method, you need to run Run dialog every time to run Internet explorer.




5. Use Program files

Open Windows Explorer. Go to Local Disk (C:). Click on Program Files(x86).  Click on Internet Explorer. Right-click on iexplore.exe. Click on Send to. Click on Desktop(Create shortcut).

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Now you can see Internet explorer shortcut on the desktop. You can use it when you need it. You can also see this Microsoft community topic for locating internet explorer on windows 10.

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