Its possible to disable the IE9 New Tabs Popular Sites feature.Go to General tab. Under Tabs section, click on Settings button. In the drop down list of When a new tab is opened, open:, select either We have a user who is having a problem with IE8, when he tries to open any link in a new tab or new window it will not load. Unfortunately we cannot upgrade to a later version of IE as we have compatibility issues with some other software. In Internet Explorer 9, you can set popup windows to open in a new tab instead of opening in aNear the bottom, under When a pop-up is encountered, select Always open pop-ups in a new tab.Click OK in the Tabbed Browsing Settings window, and then click OK in the Internet Options window. I have just discovered that the"Open in New Tab" option does not appear for some drop down entries in IE9.window and new tab options. Not sure when it first started. Did fresh install of IE9. Problem still there. Remove IE9, add backTurning off "tabbed web browsing" (actually that made the new windows not even open!)Defaulted the Tab section in Internet Options Windows updates installed IE 11 and now when I click on any link that is supposed to appear in a new tab, I get a Blank Page/Tab. This happens on any web page that opens in a new page, including Microsoft.com website. Regardless of the reason for the settings change, you can stop Internet Explorer 9 from opening a new window for search engine results by restoring the original setting of opening links in new tabs. You can also delete all settings and return IE 9 to defaults. By default, when you open a new tab in IE9, a new about:tabs page which displays your most popular sites will appear.4. In the Tabbed Browsing Settings window, choose A blank page from the When a new tab is opened, open: menu. Open links from other programs in: A new window, A new tab in the current window, The current tab or window. The options are fairly self explanatory. A restore defaults button is available to reset all settings to factory defaults.
Open a new InPrivate Browsing window. CtrlShiftP.Open your search query in a new tab. AltEnter. Open the Address bar menu (to view the history, favorites, and search providers).