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How To Start IE9 Without Add-Ons Loading


While Internet Explorer 9 does a more efficient job than its predecessors of identifying troublesome add-ons, sometimes it will still refuse to load because of a weirdly-coded add-on. If that happens to you, you can start IE in stripped-down mode from the command line.

Just type the following command into the Windows search box to launch a bare-bones Internet Explorer:

iexplore.exe -extoff

As well as being useful for troubleshooting, this could be handy if you want to launch a bare-bones browser for some quick, add-on-free checking. (And yes, under those circumstances using Chrome might make more sense, but different folks like different browsers.)

[via IEBlog]


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