Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is the latest version of Microsoft's web browser. Enhancements in IE9 include a simplified interface with ease-of-use features such as tab pages for accessing and browsing frequently used sites. Integration with Windows provides functions such as the ability to pin frequently used sites to the desktop. Searching is now integrated into the Address Bar and IE9 also includes a number of new security and privacy features such as tracking protection to block content from unknown web sites.
This course shows users how to customize the UI by adding or removing toolbars and introduces users to other personalization options in IE9. It covers privacy features such as InPrivate browsing, pop-up blocking, tracking protection, and ActiveX filtering. It also covers security features such as the SmartScreen filter and shows users how to download files securely. Finally, it provides information on Help features and on resolving basic performance issues with features such as Compatibility view, Performance Advisor, and reset options.Learning Objectives
- Customize toolbars
- Use privacy features of IE9
- Manually check a web site that looks suspicious
- Recognize some basic problem-solving strategies in IE9
- Customize your browser and manage privacy and security features in IE9