Start Internet Explorer browser without addons


Internet Explorer (IE) addons help enhance and provide additional functionality to the browser. However, with each addon behaving differently – they sometime cause problems like IE8 slowing down and others. To isolate on the issue with Internet Explorer and check on problems as a result of addons, you can start and use Internet Explorer browser without addons.

Quick right click method

Just right click Internet Explorer [e icon] on the desktop and click “Start without Addons” option”. A new window of Internet Explorer will open, clearly indicating the IE mode without addons.

Start menu option

Goto Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools and then click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) to open IE browser without addons. Alternatively, you can also disable all addons in Internet Explorer with ease.



  1. Kyler IE Outreach Team says

    Great tip! A little known feature that can save a lot of trouble for IE users!

    IE Outreach Team

  2. Thank you for the great tip on starting IE in no add-ons mode! I am sure many users will find this handy!

    Are you a member of the Internet Explorer community over on Facebook?
    If not, you should share your tips and trick with the community:

    IE Outreach Team

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