Whethamsolution‚Äôs Quick tip walks us through some of the issues caused by use of add-ons in Internet explorer 8 web browser. The video also shows how to manage the add-ons installed in IE8. Add-ons are software‚Äôs which enhance the functionality of a web browser. Though most add-ons enhance the browser functionality to a great extent they often tend to slow down the browser drastically. Moreover unwanted add-ons like toolbar's and malicious scripts may cause nuisance to browsing experience. To avoid such instances add-ons have to be managed properly. Here are steps to enable and disable unwanted add-ons installed in your system.
1) To view the add-ons available on Internet explorer 8 select ‚ÄúTools‚Äù menu and click ‚ÄúManage Add-ons‚Äù from the menu. You may also use shortcut keys ALT + Tools to access the tools menu.
2) Most of the add-ons are found in the ‚ÄúToolbars and Extensions‚Äù options. On the right hand side notice the list of add-ons.
3) The add-ons are sorted by name of the company publisher and status.
4) On double clicking on a selected add-on the status can be enabled or disabled.