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    Launching windows IE from start screen on 8.1?

    I get a scaled down version of IE if I launch from the start screen app in 8.1, is it possible to configure it to launch to desktop mode from the app in the start screen?

    I had it doing this before reinstalling 8.1 via Dells flash drive recovery, it would launch into full desktop IE from the app in the start screen, now it doesn't, can I fix this?

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    Yes it is possible to always open the desktop IE. In desktop IE go to Settings (the gear) | Internet Options | Programs. In the "Opening Internet Explorer" section at the top use the drop down to select "Always in Internet Explorer on the desktop". Also, make sure the check box "Open Internet Explorer tiles on the desktop" is selected. Click OK.

    Joe

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    thank you Joe, that worked a treat.

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    Thanks Joe
    Pretty nifty... Reset it back to start menu open....but still pretty nifty
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