Internet Explorer Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain

Never loose an interesting site

If you remember visiting a site a week or two ago that you forgot to add to your Favorites list ,you can still find it .The history folder maintains the list of all the sites that you visited for a set number of days.
1.Click Tools > Internet Options .
2.Under the General tab set the days to keep pages in History .You can enter any number between 0 and 999.
Find sites with auto complete

Whenever you begin to type a URL in the Address Box it tries to find the recently visited page that matches what you are typing .If Explorer finds a match it automatically fills in the rest of the address for you .This is not only convenient it can also be useful if you remember only a part of the Internet address.You can turn this feature On or Off from
1.Tools > Internet Options > Advanced
2.Scroll down to ‘Use inline Auto Complete for WebAddresses’ Toggle this On or Off.
Use the Cache

For Faster display of Previously viewed pages
Click on
1.Tools > Internet Options > Settings
2.To increase the drive space for temporary pages ,move the slider to the right .
3.To prevent updates to cached pages ,Click Never .The Browser always loads the page it has stored in the cache instead of downloading a new one .