Internet Explorer

In Windows 8 Internet Explorer is the current default web browser. Learn all about using Windows 8 IE together in this free lesson.

The address bar

The Internet Explorer address bar allows you to navigate to websites and search the web. You'll find the address bar at the bottom of the screen. As you enter a search term or URL, the address bar will offer suggestions for webpages and search terms, which makes navigating the Web faster and easier.

To use the address bar:

If you don't want the browser to suggest search terms as you type, click Turn off suggestions from Microsoft.

screenshot of Internet Explorer 11Turning off suggestions