Internet Explorer 8 is by far the most reasonable and secured browser Microsoft ever produced which is also comes with Windows 7.IE8 is the mostly used browser also now a days despite Firefox and Chrome giving competition to Microsoft’s browser.If you are using IE8 here are some tips and tweaks for IE8 to make it run faster than before.
Never set MSN website as IE8’s homepage
This will be experienced by lot of users who leave MSN as homepage after installing IE8 in their computers.Set the homepage to blank which loads Internet Explorer much faster.
Disable unnecessary add-ons
To make your Internet Explorer 8 load faster, you will need to disable it’s add-ons that slow it down. To do this go to Tools then select Manage Add-ons. Check each add-on and disable the ones that would help increase load speed of your IE browser.
Additional instruction: If you can’t see the Tools menu just press the ALT key and the menu bar will show up.
click on Tools>Manage Add-ons.These add-ons also can slow down IE8’s performance.
Disable unnecessary accelerators :
By default when IE8 installed some accelerators enabled by it which you can disable you no longer need by selecting Tools>Manage Add-ons>Accelerators.
Set IE8 to delete browsing history after closing.
For this Tools>Internet options>General>Browsing History select delete browsing history on exit.
Keep IE temporary files and internet files settings to default
From Tools>Internet options>General>Browsing History>settings make sure IE checks for newer version of pages set to automatically , set disk space to store temporary internet files should be kept 50 MB or above to load your most often websites load faster.
If you know any other tips to improve IE8 performance share them in comments.