In Internet Explorer 9.0, when I click a link of a webpage to open a new webpage in a new tab, Internet Explorer 9 switches to the new tab automatically.

I hope I can still stay on the old tab when a new tab is opened, how can I do this?


If you go to Tools -> Internet Options -> Tabs -> Settings, untick this box:

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    Thanks! I have unchecked the option, but I get the same result You can access www.asp.net, and click a link in "Daily Community Spotlight", you will still switch to new tab – user714773 Sep 21 '11 at 2:52
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    Your other option may be to hold Ctrl while clicking the link. – bfhd Sep 21 '11 at 3:22

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