Install add-ons to personalize Internet Explorer®
Mention the different ways to find and install add-ons to personalize Internet Explorer. What can be done to update and manage the add-ons?Internet Explorer comes integrated with the Windows Operating system. It could be personalized using add-ons. You might search for any particular add-on and install it on the Internet Explorer. The newer versions have got tabbed functionality to enhance the browsing. Add-ons are being installed in order to enhance the performance of the browser. They could be from Microsoft or other third party websites. Various types of add-ons are there to use in various situations. In addition, these can be downloaded from the Microsoft website or from any other trusted web sites. The installation of add-on is easy, as a dialog will be seen whether to add the add-on to the browser. You need to allow it to install on the browser. You could find and install add-on from the Microsoft ’s website.
The following are the ways to update and manage Internet Explorer add-ons:
- Using Microsoft website
- Using trusted website
- Manage add-ons
Using Microsoft websiteYou might update the Internet Explorer add-ons using the Microsoft website. The Microsoft website holds different types of tool and add-ons. You need to install the add-ons based on your need. But make sure that you update it. For that, check for compatible add-ons in the website. There select the add-on and then check if an update is available.
Using trusted websiteYou need to use only trusted websites for the add-ons. A large number of third party add-ons are available in the Internet. You need to select any particular add-on and install it on the computer. You might search with the name of the add-on in the website and if it is available, you can install that. The add-on will be automatically updated.
Manage add-onsSome add-ons are set up with Microsoft Windows. In order to manage add-ons you need to click on the Tools menu and choose Manage Add-ons from the drop-down menu. From the Manage Add-ons window, you could control the extension, toolbar, search providers, accelerators that your browser is currently using. Make sure that the add-on you have selected for the Internet Explorer is compatible.