A cornucopia of tips for the Internet Explorer 7 web browser, including shortcuts, privacy tips, and configuration options.
#1: Partially Disable Website Browsing History for Privacy
Partially disable the history list of previously-viewed websites in Internet Explorer 7.
#2: Enable or Disable Website AutoComplete
Tired of Internet Explorer 7 automatically filling in web addresses as you type? Or do you wish to enable this feature?
#3: Make Internet Explorer the Default Browser
Configure your computer to run Internet Explorer when applications need to access webpages.
#4: Prevent Automatic Image Resizing
Keep Internet Explorer 7 from automatically resizing large images.
#5: Prevent Storing User Names and Passwords
Prevent Internet Explorer 7 from storing user names and passwords entered into webpages, and delete passwords already stored.
#6: Toggle Printing Background Colors and Images
Toggle whether Internet Explorer 7 should print webpage backgrounds and colors.
#7: Move Temporary Internet Files Folder
Choose a different folder to use when storing Internet Explorer 7's Temporary Internet Files.
#8: Toggle Smooth Scrolling
Turn Internet Explorer 7's smooth scrolling on or off.
#9: Send a Link to the Current Web Page via E-Mail
Found an interesting website? Let your friends know via e-mail.
#10: Find Text in the Current Page
Search for desired text in the current webpage. Also perform case-sensitive and whole word only searches.
#11: Change Cache Size
Alter the amount of room Internet Explorer 7 can use to store Temporary Internet Files.
#12: Stop Underlining Hyperlinks
Internet Explorer underlines hyperlinks by default. Learn how to change this setting.
#13: Stop Pop-up Blocker Notifications
Stop playing sounds and displaying an Information Bar whenever pop-up windows are trapped by Internet Explorer.
#14: Webpage Text Appears Jagged
If text contained in browsed pages inside Internet Explorer 7 appears jagged, try this tweak.
#15: Enable or Disable All Browser Extensions
Configure whether or not to use browser extensions in Internet Explorer 7.
#16: View Websites in Full Screen Mode
View websites in Internet Explorer 7 using the full screen, hiding menu bars, toolbars, and the Windows Taskbar.
#17: Disable Friendly Error Messages
Internet Explorer 7 hides detailed error messages when browsing websites. If necessary or desired, these can be disabled.
#18: Increase Accessibility by Ignoring a Website's Design
Having trouble browsing webpages in Internet Explorer 7 because you cannot read the text? Accessibility options may help.
#19: View Your Browsing History
Display a list of the websites you've recently visited with Internet Explorer 7.
#20: Toggle Saving Encrypted Pages to Disk
Toggle whether or not https pages can be saved to disk for future reference by Internet Explorer 7.
#21: Sort Your Favorites
View your Internet Explorer 7 Favorites in alphabetical order.
#22: Toggle Resetting the Zoom Level to 100%
Configure whether or not Internet Explorer 7 should reset the zoom level on new windows and tabs.
#23: Change the Default Search Provider to Google or Another Search Engine
Configure Internet Explorer 7 to use a different default search engine such as Ask, Google, or Yahoo.
#24: Clear Your Website Browsing History
For privacy, temporarily clear your history list of websites visited with Internet Explorer 7.
#25: Change How Links from Other Programs Are Opened
Configure in Internet Explorer if links from other applications are opened in tabs or new windows.
#26: Enable or Disable Pictures
Configure Internet Explorer 7 to either display pictures or save time browsing the web by hiding graphics.
#27: Fool Websites Into Believing You're Running Internet Explorer 6
If a website doesn't recognize Internet Explorer 7, make it believe you're actually running Internet Explorer 6.
#28: Enable/Disable Access to Internet Options Menu
Enable or Disable access to Internet Explorer 7's "Tools" - "Internet Options" menu.
#29: Change the Text Size
Make webpages viewed with Internet Explorer 7 easier to read.
#30: Switch Page Layout to Landscape
Print web pages from Internet Explorer 7 in landscape mode.
#31: Stop Typing http://www. and .com in Web Addresses
There's no need to type in full web addresses into Internet Explorer 7 with this keyboard shortcut.
#32: Start Internet Explorer 7 in Kiosk Mode
Automatically open a website in kiosk mode inside Internet Explorer 7 from the "Start" menu or via a shortcut.
#33: Home Page / Search Function Changes Unexpectedly
Has your home page or search provider changed in Internet Explorer 7?
#34: Toggle Playing Sounds When RSS Feeds Are Found
Toggle whether Internet Explorer 7 plays a sound when it finds feeds related to the current webpage.
#35: Clear the Temporary Internet Files Folder on Browser Close
For privacy, clear Internet Explorer 7's cache.
#36: Toggle Resetting the Text Size on New Tabs and Windows
Toggle whether or not Internet Explorer 7 should reset the text size of webpages to the default.
The MalekTips website was created in 1998 by Andrew Malek of Envision Programming. The page's goal is to freely disperse computer-related tips, hints, and informative articles. Tips are organized to be easy to find, and are presented clearly, in easy-to-understand language.