Use Ctrl-Enter with Internet Explorer and save typing

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If you use Internet Explorer to surf the Web, I’ve got a great tip for you. The next time you have to type in a Web site address, just enter the domain name, then do a control-enter by holding down the control key and hit enter. For example, instead of typing, just type in “yourcomputerminute” all by itself, nothing else, then do a control enter. Internet Explorer will automagically add the http://www in the beginning and the dotcom at the end. Try it! If you subscribe to my FREE newsletter, I’ll give you a short video to walk you through this, step by step. Just go to and sign up free today.

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2 replies
  1. Paige says:

    I had my computer repaired and how when I use control-enter to add the .com, it doesn’t work. Do you know how to fix it?

  2. Ed says:

    Try this, Paige:

    1. In your Internet browser, go to “Tools” and then to “Internet Options”.
    2. Click on the “Advanced” tab.
    3. Make sure “Use inline AutoComplete” is checked.
    4. Now click on the “Content” tab and then the “AutoComplete” button.
    5. Make sure “Web addresses” is checked under “Use AutoComplete for”.

    That should do the trick. Good luck!

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