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When I open 2 tabs in Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7, they are visible as 2 IE windows when doing Alt+Tab.

I want it to behave more like Chrome or Firefox - when I open 2 tabs in Chrome I can only see one Chrome window when doing Alt+Tab.

How can I achieve this in IE8?

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I am curious why not switch to IE 9, at least no such problem. – Hans Chen Nov 22 '12 at 15:28
@HansChen unfortunately this is the company policy – Wojtek B. Nov 23 '12 at 9:01

Get all the latest updates from Windows Update (aside from IE9). On a fresh Windows 7 / IE 8 system with all updates, Alt+Tab works as you want it to.

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Unfortunately this is a company owned machine, I cannot run updates. It would be best if I could find a configuration option somewhere in the registry or something? – Wojtek B. Nov 23 '12 at 9:01
There's a way to re-enable the Windows XP-style switcher in the registry. Does this do the trick? – Karl Horky Nov 23 '12 at 10:49

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