View Pre-Approved Add-Ons In Internet Explorer 8

What are pre-approved add-ons in Internet Explorer 8 and how to view them?


Pre-approved add-ons in Internet Explorer 8 generally downloaded from the Internet. These might install with or without your permission, or can come by installing IE8 with Windows. These add-ons are programs that add various other extra features, such as pop-up blockers, toolbars, and video viewers to your web browser. These are installed during the process of installing other software, such as Java, Adobe Reader, and Shockwave.


Some interesting topics regarding pre-approved add-ons in Internet Explorer 8:




  • Viewing add-ons in Internet Explorer 8

  • Managing add-ons in Internet Explorer 8

  • Disabling add-ons in Internet Explorer 8

  • Issues with add-ons in Internet Explorer 8



Viewing add-ons in Internet Explorer 8



In order to view pre-approved add-ons in Internet Explorer 8, click the ‘Start’ button and then click on ‘Internet Explorer’. Then, go to ‘Tools’ and click on the ‘Manage Add-ons’ option. Now, go to ‘Add-on Types’ and click on ‘Toolbars’ and ‘Extensions’. You will see the ‘Show’ option and select the following views of your add-ons. If you have to display a list of pre-approved add-ons that were by developed Microsoft, the manufacturer of your computer, or your service provider, then click the ‘Run’ option without permission.



Managing add-ons in Internet Explorer 8



If you notice that your website is not working properly or there is some problem with the Internet, then you have to disable certain add-ons that are not required while others can be still used and managed with ‘Internet Options’, which can be accessed via the ‘Tools’ menu on the browser window.



Disabling add-ons in Internet Explorer 8


You can disable an add-on if it causes problems frequently. In such a case, you need click the ‘Start’ button, open ‘Internet Explorer’, go to ‘Tools’, and then click the ‘Manage Add-ons’ option. You get the ‘All add-ons’ option under the ‘Show’ button. You can disable any add-on by selecting it and then clicking on the ‘Disable’ option. To finish, click the ‘Finished’ and ‘Close’ button.


Issues with add-ons in Internet Explorer 8

An individual might face a lot of problems while using the Internet when pre-approved add-ons in Internet Explorer 8 are disabled. Your website may face a lot of problems such as hanging and error in accessing the Internet.




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