Q. I just noticed Internet Explorer is gone from the apps displayed on my Windows screen. The browser opens, but only in the Desktop. Have you installed another web browser on your Windows 8 computer and find that you can no longer access the Internet Explorer 10 App from. Hi folks, I have installed windows 8 and like the new Metro start screen with apps. I have a problem in that my internet explorer app has disappeared from the. This update applies to Internet Explorer 11 with the following operating systems. Update for Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 7 (KB). KB Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows for xbased systems (KB). Even though the Internet Explorer 11 app in Windows is a simple, touch oriented version of the desktop browser, it still has a lot of. To open Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 10, in the search box on the Windows Select Internet Explorer (Desktop app) from the results. Although Internet Explorer 8 will not run on your system, you can download Internet Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server SP2 bit Edition. How to Use the Internet Explorer Metro App on Windows With the expansion of Windows to Windows 8 and about a year later the upgrade.