Internet Explorer is considered as the browser of the early Internet ages regardless of the fact that some people still prefer using this browser extensively. However, most of the Internet users today prefer using advanced browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox etc. Moreover, Windows 10 also presents them with a browser called Microsoft Edge, which is far better than the old Internet Explorer. In these circumstances, some people think that having Internet Explorer installed on their computer systems just occupies their storage space and they try to get rid of it somehow. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can disable Internet Explorer completely in Windows 10.
Disabling the Internet Explorer Completely in Windows 10
In order to disable the Internet Explorer completely in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the control panel window. The newly opened Control Panel window is shown in the following image:
Click on the Programs tab as highlighted in the image shown above.
In the Programs window, click on the Programs and Features tab as highlighted in the image shown below:
As soon as you will click on it, you will be able to see a list of all those programs that are installed on your computer system as shown in the following image:
Now click on the link saying, “Turn Windows features on or off” as highlighted in the image shown above.
After clicking on this link, the Windows Features dialogue box will appear on your screen as shown in the image below:
Uncheck the checkbox corresponding to the field of Internet Explorer 11 as highlighted in the image shown above.
Finally, click on the OK button in order to save your settings.
By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily disable Internet Explorer completely in Windows 10 and enjoy your Internet surfing with the help of the new and advanced browsers.