1.    02 Oct 2014 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Posts : 1,395
    Windows 10 Pro (32-bit) 16299.15

    Metro/Modern version of IE - is it in W10 tech preview?


    I'm just playing with 32-bit Windows 10 in Oracle VirtualBox.

    I can't find the Metro version of IE - has it gone?

    (It was never something I liked in Windows 8, but I can imagine it would be useful for folks using tablets and touchscreens.)
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    02 Oct 2014 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,382
    W10 Pro, W10 Home

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

    Brink has a tutorial for switching between the Start Menu and the Start Screen.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    03 Oct 2014 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Posts : 1,395
    Windows 10 Pro (32-bit) 16299.15
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by LittleJay View Post
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

    Brink has a tutorial for switching between the Start Menu and the Start Screen.
    Even from the Start Screen, I still got the Desktop version of IE.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    03 Oct 2014 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 964
    Windows IP 17046

    Yes, I am also trying to find it but can not locate it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  5.    03 Oct 2014 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    There was an option in Win8 to always use the desktop IE -

    Internet Options - Programs - first option(s)

    The tile points to the desktop IE and I haven't found the shortcut to the immersive IE on Win10
    ... it would be in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    or defined in the desktop.ini

    I never did quite figure out the start menu associations on Win8
    Try searching for
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    03 Oct 2014 #6

    Hi there

    I'm cloning a W10 system at the moment so I can't test if this method works - but I did THIS to get the associations of the Metro apps in W8.1 (so I could pin to desktop in W8.1 !! and run without switching away from the desktop). :

    From CMD Mode run this command :

    explorer shell:Appsfolder

    Then from the Window press F10 or choose View ==>choose details and click the 3 boxes Name, Long Display name, AppuserModelID

    now choose display DETAILS in the file explorer and you'll see the extra columns including the APPuserModelID

    Now if you want to create say a short cut :
    you simply right mouse click on your desktop and create shortcut =>new

    type in the script - for example the Sports application

    explorer shell:Appsfolder\Microsoft.BingSports_8wekyb3d8bbwe!AppexSports

    You'll have to design your own icon - I think the old version of iconfx was free. cut and paste an image then create an ico file.

    Note - the above worked on W8.1 - I HAVEN'T tested on W10 yet.


    Cheers

    jimbo
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    03 Oct 2014 #7

    Hi there

    The nearest you can get to Metro IE is to check the FULL SCREEN box in VIEW (F11) but there isn't a "Classic" Metro IE that works in re-sizeable windows -- when you leave full screen it just reverts back to standard.

    Cheers
    jimbo
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    06 Oct 2014 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Digital Networked Environment!
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Technical Preview (10014) x64

    Hi,Have you try to Open Modern IE use This ps1 script? [Power Shell] Start Metro IE from powershell - Pastebin.comCopy script to Notepad and save as .ps1 or Download it and run with powershell
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    07 Oct 2014 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 6
    Arch Linux/Windows 10 10.0.x RTM

    I made the simple app to launch the Modern IE in Windows 10.

    It allows you to launch the modern version of Internet Explorer in Windows 10
    See here
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Goodbye, Metro, Modern and Universal; hello, Windows apps
Read more: Goodbye, Metro, Modern and Universal; hello, Windows apps See also (video): Developing for the Windows 10 Device Platform Channel 9
Windows 10 News
Installing 10 tech preview
How Do I install the 10 tech preview onto the separate partition that i just created using the windows update install for tech preview 10?
Installation and Upgrade
Modern UI 2.0, Tech Preview to be updated frequently
Read more
Windows 10 News
Modern Design and Evolution: Windows 9 Concept Mixes the Desktop and the Metro UI
More
Windows 10 News
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:20.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums