Microsoft’s internet explorer is one of the mostly used browser with more than 50 % market share .Internet explorer is slightly slow when compared with other browsers like Mozilla ,Chrome etc . And older versions ,especially internet explore 6 produces incompatibility issues with many websites . But still people prefer internet explorer as its bundled with Windows .The latest version ,Internet explorer 8 has few new features , but speed is still axed by numerous internal settings . So here we have some tips to improve browsing speed in Windows and internet explorer 8 .
Old Windows hacks to improve internet speed is too applicable for internet explorer 8 .
Speed up internet explorer 8 by registry file :
Earlier in our article to speed up Firefox ,we used a technique to increase the maximum simultaneous internet connections to improve speed .The same method can be used here .
Download registry file , double click and add it to Windows registry . Now restart internet explorer 8 , you would notice a slight improvement in speed if you are using broadband .
Use software to tune TCP/IP settings and speed up internet explorer:
Onspeed is software designed for improving general internet speed in Windows based computers We have already shared a method to get full version of Onspeed here .
Adjust general settings to speed up internet explorer 8:
If you have good antivirus software, you may turn off SmartScreen filter in internet explorer 8 . This will avoid the slight delay in comparing a site with default list of phishing websites in Microsoft servers .
How to do this : After installation , go to tools >you will see a message box for internet explorer 8 setup .
Click on next > Select to turnoff suggested sites >Choose custom settings > Show me more providers(If you want to set Google as your search engine ) >No I don’t want to download updates > Turn off all accelerators > Turnoff SmartScreen filter > Do not download updates .
Configure multimedia options to speed up internet explorer 8 .
Open internet options from tools >Go to advanced and select multimedia . Here unpick use cleartype for HTML , play animations and play sounds .
Disable unwanted addons to speed up internet explorer 8 :
Addons consumes extra bandwidth and memory in internet explorer 8. You may turn off Windows messenger and other other unwanted IE addons .
Go to tools and select manage addons .
Right click each one and get details information for classification .
ope these methods improve browsing speed in Windows and internet explorer 8 .