How to Disable Internet Explorer

Are you tired of using Internet Explorer? There are lots of reasons why you may want to disable Internet Explorer from your computer. Alternative browser specifically Mozilla are much faster, provides better security and has lots of great features such as addons and themes available that Internet Explorer users are dreaming to have.

The easiest way to disable Internet Explorer is through the Set Program Access and Defaults utility. However, disabling IE doesn’t mean that it will be also uninstalled from your computer. You will not be able to access Internet Explorer but IE still remains on your PC and all the updates regarding IE will still continue. This will prevent you from accessing Internet Explorer though it is still on yor pc. All updates will continue as usual

Here’s how you can easily disable Internet Explorer.

1. Open Control Panel

2. Click on Add  or Remove Programs. Depending on your control panel’s setting you may not see the Add  or Remove Programs. to fix this just click Switch to Classic View.

3. In the Add or Remove Programs window, Click on Set Program Access and Defaults button.

4. Choose Custom

5. Under “Choose a default Web Browser” Uncheck Internet Explorer’s Enable access to this program.


5. Click Ok