Launching Programs from the Start Menu

Learn how to use and launch programs from the Windows XP start menu in this free lesson.

Launching Internet Explorer from the Start menu

Internet, another choice on the Start menu, opens Internet Explorer; the web browser that comes bundled with Windows XP.

To launch Internet Explorer from the Start menu:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Choose Internet.
  3. Click to open Internet Explorer.
  4. To close a program, click the Close button located at the top-right of the window.
Open Internet Explorer using the Start menu

Note: You must be connected to the Internet for Internet Explorer to open a webpage.