Browsing with Internet Explorer® 8
The home page appears in the Internet browser’s window after you are connected to the Internet and then you can start browsing any other Internet pages on the World Wide Web by any of the following methods:
You can choose a bookmarked Web page that is in the Favorites center Explorer bar. You can also open the Favorites tab by pressing Ctrl+Shift+I on your keyboard. To open a page that you have recently visited on the History tab, press Ctrl+Shift+H on your keyboard.
- You can enter the URL i.e Uniform Resource Locator which is also known as the address of the Web page in the address bar of Windows 7 Internet Explorer 8 and press 'Enter'.You can also click the 'Go To' button after entering the address of website which appears as soon as you begin typing the URL in the address bar.
If you want to return to any of the previously viewed pages then you can start clicking the Back button which is to the left of the address bar. The sign 'â†' represents the 'Back' option and you can also press 'Alt+â†' on your keyboard to back to the very last page you viewed. If want to go to the recently visited Web pages other that the very last page then you can jump to that distinctive page by clicking the 'Recent Pages' drop-down button which is immediate right to the Forward button. After you click the 'Recent Pages', a drop down list will appear and you can select the page that you want to revisit from the drop-down list.
If you want to clear the list of latest browsed Web pages, then you can do this at any time by clicking ‘Safety’ option which is at the top right of the Internet Explorer 8 window. You can also remove the browsing history by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Del on your keyboard. Windows will open the ‘Delete Browsing History’ dialog box after you select any of the above options where the Temporary Internet Files, Cookies and History check boxes are automatically selected for elimination.
If you want to go forward then you can click the 'Forward' button which is to the right of the Back' button. The 'Forward' button becomes active after using the 'Back' button to revisit one or more previously viewed pages. You can click the 'Forward' button or press 'Alt+â†’' to step forward through each of the pages that you have viewed with the 'Back' button.