1.    13 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 12
    Win 10

    How to get Metro Internet Explorer back?


    Edge is nice, but:

    1) It's not touch friendly
    2) It makes my fan spin up really loud
    3) It makes my computer really really hot
    4) Substantially reduces my battery life

    I have a i5 Surface Pro 3, and with Windows 8.1, it very rarely used to spin up the fan. Now, it does it very often with Win 10. And it gets really hot too.

    How do I get the Metro IE back?
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  2.    13 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    That feature was dropped with Win10.
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  3.    13 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 12
    Win 10
    Thread Starter

    Yes. how do I get it back?
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  4.    13 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,205
    Windows 10 IoT

    You can't, not that I know of. The regular IE is still there though, its what I use. Just type Internet Explorer into the search bar.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 13 Aug 2015 at 11:14. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  5.    13 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Home

    Internet Explorer was NOT dropped. It's in Windows 10 under "Windows Accessories" in the Start Menu.
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  6.    13 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,205
    Windows 10 IoT

    Quote Originally Posted by ambimom View Post
    Internet Explorer was NOT dropped. It's in Windows 10 under "Windows Accessories" in the Start Menu.
    The Metro Modern UI Version was though, it was replaced with Edge.
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  7.    13 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Seattle, WA
    Posts : 44
    Windows 10 Pro

    Yep. Still waiting for that full screen Edge...
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  8.    13 Aug 2015 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    It might not be Edge causes the issue. Review your settings and turn off all unnecessary features (too many to list & one person's unnecessary is another person's required. You'll have to go through each Settings group)

    RunTime Broker is reported here as a resource hog:


    I haven't found it necessary to do that, since I turned off all unnecessary features on my boxes and resource use seems 'normal' enough
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