How to Get Touch Internet Explorer in Windows 10

By: Marian Cularea
3 minute read

Unfortunately in Windows 10 technical preview the touch Internet Explorer is not installed. But you don’t have to worry because there are a couple of methods posted below that will show you exactly what you need to do in order to find out how to get back your touch internet explorer in Windows 10 operating system.
Bring back touch internet explorer in Windows 10
So if you want to use your Windows 10 operating system with a touch screen device you only need to follow the methods posted below and you will install the touch internet explorer for Windows 10 in no time.

Tutorial on how to get back your touch internet explorer for Windows 10

Option one:

  1. Go to your desktop in the Windows 10 operating system.
  2. Right click or hold tap on an open space on your desktop.
  3. Left click or tap on the “New” feature in the menu that appears.
  4. Left click or tap on the “Text Document” option from the “New” menu.
    Note: you can also open a notepad document by going on the “Start” menu and typing “notepad”. Left click or tap on the “Notepad” icon that shows up.
  5. Now name this document “touch internet explorer” .
  6. Press the “Enter” button on the keyboard.
  7. Open this notepad document and copy paste the following lines posted below.
    “$code = @”
    using System;
    using System.Runtime.CompilerServices;
    using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
    namespace Win8 {
    [ComImport, Guid(“2e941141-7f97-4756-ba1d-9decde894a3d”), InterfaceType(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown)]
    interface IApplicationActivationManager
    {
    IntPtr ActivateApplication([In] String appUserModelId, [In] String arguments, [In] UInt32 options, [Out] out UInt32 processId);
    }
    [ComImport, Guid(“45BA127D-10A8-46EA-8AB7-56EA9078943C”)]//Application Activation Manager
    public class ApplicationActivationManager : IApplicationActivationManager
    {
    [MethodImpl(MethodImplOptions.InternalCall, MethodCodeType = MethodCodeType.Runtime)/*, PreserveSig*/]
    public extern IntPtr ActivateApplication([In] String appUserModelId, [In] String arguments, [In] UInt32 options, [Out] out UInt32 processId);
    }
    }
    “@
    add-type -TypeDefinition $code
    $appman = new-object Win8.ApplicationActivationManager
    $appman.ActivateApplication(“DefaultBrowser_NOPUBLISHERID!Microsoft.InternetExplorer.Default”,$null,0,[ref]0)]
  8. Left click or tap on the “File” menu situated in the upper left side of the notepad window.
  9. Left click or tap on the “Save menu item” or “Save As..” feature.
  10. Save this file as “modern ie.ps1” with the quotes included in the name.
  11. Now you will need to close this notepad file.
  12. Go on your Windows 10 desktop and right click on it or hold tap.
  13. Left click or tap on the “Run with Powershell” feature.
  14. This will immediately open your touch internet explorer.
    Note: You must have the internet explorer set as your default browser.
    Note2: If this does not start your touch internet explorer reboot your Windows 10 operating system and run again the modern ie.ps1 file you made on your desktop.

Option two:

  1. Left click or tap on the link posted below.
  2. Click here to download ModernIE
  3. After the file is saved to your Windows 10 operating system double click on it to open.
  4. Extract the contents of the archive on your desktop.
  5. Double click or tap on the ModernIE.exe file in order to open the application.

This is all you need to do in order to bring back your touch internet explorer for your Windows 10 operating system. You can write us below if you did not manage to start the touch internet explorer and we will help you further with this issue.

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