This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Internet Explorer 8.
To help protect your privacy, your computer's security, or to make Internet Explorer work the way you want it to, you can change settings and preferences. Below are some helpful links for changing settings in Internet Explorer.
Change Internet Explorer General settings
Change your home page, delete the browsing history, change search settings, change tab settings, and customize the appearance of Internet Explorer.
Change Internet Explorer Security settings
Set default and custom security levels for the Internet, intranet, and specific websites.
Change Internet Explorer Privacy settings
Change cookie and Pop-up Blocker settings.
Change Internet Explorer Content settings
Turn on Content Advisor or change its settings, view and manage security certificates, change AutoComplete settings, or change feed (RSS) settings.
Internet Explorer Connections settings: recommended links
Set up an Internet connection, add or change dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) settings, and change local area network (LAN) settings.
Change Internet Explorer Programs settings
Change your default web browser, e‑mail program, HTML editor, Newsgroup reader, or Internet telephone, and manage web browser add-ons.
Change Internet Explorer Advanced settings
Change advanced settings for accessibility, browsing, HTTP protocol handling, International domain names, Java Virtual Machine use, Multimedia, Printing, Search, and security. Reset all Internet Explorer settings to the default settings.