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Chapter 27. Web Browsing with Internet E... > Configuring Internet Explorer to Wor...

Configuring Internet Explorer to Work with Other Programs

When you install Internet Explorer, it includes most of the capabilities you need for browsing basic Web pages and handling other types of data, such as streaming audio and video. IE5 allows you to dramatically expand its capabilities with a variety of add-in programs. Some install themselves automatically, with your permission, whereas others require you to run a separate Setup program.

Installing and Using Add-Ins and Plug-Ins

Core components of Internet Explorer let you view text formatted with HTML as well as graphics created in supported formats, including JPEG and GIF images (page 576). To view other types of data, you must install add-in programs that extend the capabilities of the basic browser. Add-ins can take several forms:


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