How to Make Internet Explorer Open More Than One Window at a Time

By Jeffrey Ober

When surfing the web, you may want to have more than one website open at a time. Sometimes you might want to allow a slow page to load while you're looking at another page; other times, you might want to display information from two different websites on the screen at the same time. Microsoft's Internet Explorer is designed to allow you to open up as many windows as you like with different web pages, limited only by the amount of memory available in your computer.

Step 1

Hold down the "Ctrl" key and press "N" to open a new window. Navigate to any web page in the new browser window.

Step 2

Right-click on the link that you want to open in a new web page and select “Open in new window” from the pop-up menu. Browse the web in the new window.

Step 3

Hold down the "Shift" key and left-click on the link you want to open. Use the new window to browse the Internet.

Step 4

Press and release the "Alt" key, select "File" and choose "New Window" from the menu bar. Browse the Internet to any website in this new window.

Tips & Warnings

  • If none of the above methods work, you may be infected with adware. Run an anti-virus and anti-adware program to check.