How to disable add-ons in IE9

Add-ons are a great way to extend the capatibilities of a browser. They often install themselves, but what if you want to disable some add-ons in IE9? Here’s how you disable them.

How to disable addons and extensions IE9

1. StepOpen Internet Explorer 9

2. Step Click on the icon at the top right and click on Manage add-ons:
Manage Addons Internet Explorer 9

3. Step There are several different add-on types. Select the add-on type that you want to disable on the left side. You can disable Toolbars and Extensions, Search Providers, Accelerators or InPrivate Filtering. If you installed a 3rd-party add-on it’s most likely filed under extensions.

4. Step Let’s say you want to disable the Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper. Select it and click on the Disable buttons:

Disabling addons in Internet Explorer 9

That was easy, huh? Yup there’s not much you need to know to disable add-ons in IE9.

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