When you are browsing the Internet, you will want to move
from one website or webpage to another. You can do this in
several ways: you can enter a URL in the address bar as covered
in the previous task; move backward or forward to a previously
visited site; or click a hyperlink (text or an image that is
programmed to send you to another location on the Internet
when you click it).
Move Among Websites
1 Open Internet Explorer 10 from the Start
screen, and move your mouse to the
left side of the screen and click the Back
button to go to the previously viewed site.
2 Move your mouse to the right side of the
screen, and click the Forward button to go
to the website on which you started.
1 With a webpage displayed (use http://
windows.microsoft.com, for example), click
a graphic or text link to follow a link.
2 Click a link on the subsequent page to
3 To return to the page from which you followed
the link, move your mouse cursor to
the left side of the screen.
4 Click the Back button.
Text links are colored, often (but not always) in
blue to help you spot them. After you follow a link,
if you return to the page it was displayed on, the
link will usually appear in purple rather than blue,
indicating that it’s been clicked at least once.
On some sites, if you right-click or select text and right-click, a message will
display, warning you that the site is copyrighted, or you might see tools such
as the copy command displayed.