1.    10 Dec 2015 #1
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    back arrow in IE explorer


    I have a problem with the back arrow when trying to go back to the beginning page that I started, It only backs so far then no farther, Why is this?

    Thanks, Gary
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  2.    10 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.19

    How long have you had this problem.
    Can you post as much information as possible
    Also I don't use IE11 but will try and help you as much as I can
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  3.    10 Dec 2015 #3
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    If I do a google search and find what I am looking for and go to the web site look through a couple pages on the site and not find exactly what I want and try to go back to google I can only get back to the home page I selected from google.
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  4.    10 Dec 2015 #4
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    Hi Gary,

    I do use IE11 and have occasionally come across something similar. What usually happens is that the google page is returning you back to the page you selected and so it does not appear to go back at all.

    There are two ways around this -

    1)click and hold on the back arrow button until the list of all pages visited shows and then you can select the one you want.
    2) click the back arrow two or three times quickly and it will force you back through to the Google page.
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  5.    10 Dec 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrGaryD View Post
    If I do a google search and find what I am looking for and go to the web site look through a couple pages on the site and not find exactly what I want and try to go back to google I can only get back to the home page I selected from google.
    How about Right click at the Back arrow ?
    Go back to Google page is among the list after right clicking at Back arrow.
    Last edited by davidhk; 10 Dec 2015 at 17:49.
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  6.    10 Dec 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by philc43 View Post
    2) click the back arrow two or three times quickly and it will force you back through to the Google page.
    That works for me. Adding a tracking protection list helps also.
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  7.    10 Dec 2015 #7
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    thanks guys I'll give that shot and see if it works for me.
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