By default, Windows 10 has two built-in web browsers, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer, among which Microsoft Edge is the default web browser in Windows 10. However, occasionally you may need to use Internet Explorer. But it seems that Internet Explorer is buried deep in Windows 10 and some of users can’t find it. Now this post will show you how to find and run Internet Explorer in Windows 10. Here are five ways.

Five ways to find and run Internet Explorer in Windows 10

Way 1: from start menu

Bring up Windows 10 Start menu. Type internet explorer in the search box, and then Internet Explorer app will appear in the search result. Click or tap it to run Internet Explorer.

search internet explorer in Start menu

Tips: If you need to frequently use Internet Explorer, you can pin it to Start menu or taskbar.

pin internet explorer to Start or taskbar

Way 2: via Run box

Bring up Run dialog box by pressing Win + R key combination. Type iexplore in the box and click OK. This will run Internet Explorer.

Run iexplore in Run box

Way 3: through File Explorer

Open File Explorer. Type iexplore in the address box, and hit Enter key. This will run Internet Explorer browser.

open internet explorer in file explorer

Way 4: through command prompt

Step 1: Press Win + X, and then select Command Prompt from the menu to open Command Prompt window.

Step 2: Type @start iexplore and hit Enter key. This will run Internet Explorer.

Start internet explorer from cmd

Way 5: via Microsoft Edge

When Microsoft Edge is open, go to one webpage, click the More actions button, and then click Open with Internet Explorer from the drop-down menu. This will open Internet Explorer.

Select Open with Internet Explorer

Tips: If you are more used to using Internet Explorer in Windows 10, you can change the default web browser and set Internet Explorer as your default web browser.