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Hi there. When I first...
Hi there. When I first got windows 7, I could open a new tab in internet explorer, and my recently-visited websites were all there so I could go back to them quickly. i seem to have lost this functionality. How do I get it back?
Thanks in advance

Marguerite
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Computer
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Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Satchi
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Hi ,

Welcome to JustAnswer

Are you using Internet explorer ?

Thanks & Regards

Satchi
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes I am, version 8.0
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
What happened when you press

CTRL + N

or

CTRL + T

when in Internet explorer page
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Ctrl N: refreshes the page I am on.

Crt T: opens a new tab, which says 'what do you want to do next. Before, when I opened a new tab it would have recently visited pages.

 

 

Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Goto Start>>Control panel>>Internet Options

Then click on Adavnced Tab and click on restore default button
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

I go to start - control panel

then I don't have the internet options choice. can you give me a bit more detail pls?

Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Yes in control panel click on classic view

then open internet option
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

You've lost me. I go to control panel - then what?

Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
OK try this way

open IE

then press ALT key then

tools>>Option>>Internet Option

Then click on Adavnced Tab and click on restore default button
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
before I do that - It tells me I have to cloase all windows and programmes so we may lose our connection. Shall I do that?
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Yes no problem

You can reply me after login to justanswer.com
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

Ok- it says I should only do that if the programme has become instable. you double sure?

Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Yes
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
well... did it. Then tried to open a couple of tabs. Then closed IE. Then opened them again. Went to new tabs... and the old ones weren't there... so it has not worked I am afraid...
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
it says - you already have it... so I am not given an option to download
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Okay

After closing the IE

you can access them in history
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
sorry - lost again - what do you want me to do next?
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
When you close internet explorer

the previoiusly visited sites are available in History

Click CTRL + H
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I know that. What I am trying to restore is that really good feature which gave you all the sites you visited as icons, so you can just click on them and go back easily.so we are back to square 1?
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
http://www.google.com/chrome

goto above and downlaod chrome and install it


Then you can browse with all feature
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
sorry, not what I want. this was a IE feature which obvioulsy is not easy to restore... Downloaded chrome - but it did not do the trick.
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Okk


Please follow the below video
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Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes - been there done that not working
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Please download and use firefox browser from below and let me know

http://en-us.www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I don't want to switch browsers - just wnat to restore a feature I used to have
Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Okk

I seem to be out of ideas

I will open this to other experts
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

yep...a weird one... I have been struggling with it for a while (obviously!). Going to bed now, but looking forward to more ideas tomorrow. thanks for trying, I appreciate the time and effort v. much.

good night from wet wellington.

marguerite

Tech Support Specialist: Satchi, Computer Software Engineer replied 8 years ago
Yes

Good Night
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