Archive for ‘Internet Explorer

How to know which browser tab is playing sound

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Any website that automatically starts playing sound as soon as it loads up should be on some kind of blacklist. Whether it’s a selection of background music, or a news video, or any other kind of audio – any web designer with a clue knows to not have that stuff automatically start up. You give your […] Read more »

Internet Explorer 10 now available for Windows 7 users

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In the near future, you might hear about the newest version of Microsoft’s web browser – Internet Explorer.  They have released version 10.  Up until a few days ago, you could only get Internet Explorer 10 as part of the newest version of Windows (Windows 8).  Now, you can get a “Pre-Release” version that will […] Read more »

Important security fix, and Windows Update setup

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Today’s tip isn’t really a fun or amazing thing you can do with your computer.  However, it is important if you use Internet Explorer with Windows.   This past week Microsoft announced that there was a “security vulnerability” in Internet Explorer that could allow hackers to go in through the web browser and execute […] Read more »

Speed up Internet Explorer by cleaning it up

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Internet Explorer tends to collect things over time that can cause it to run more slowly.  You may have heard of these things – they are called Add-ons, Plug-ins and toolbars.  Some can be beneficial, but many are just more annoying clutter that you don’t really need. How do these things get on your […] Read more »