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The problem

Finding your way around Windows without a mouse is difficult
enough, but if you lose your mouse when navigating around a Web site, you can
quickly find yourself in a quandary.

The cause

Mice can fail for any number of reasons, including failed
USB or serial ports, static shock, or even something as simple as a dirty mouse
pad. Because of their nature, Web sites invite you to scroll around and click
links on the pages using a mouse.

The solution

Microsoft gave Internet Explorer 6.0 the ability to be used from either a keyboard or a mouse. All you need to
know is the most relevant key combinations for finding your way around.
Microsoft provides a complete list of keyboard shortcuts on its Web site.

Some of the most important keyboard shortcuts for navigating
Internet Explorer 6.0 include:

Key What
it does
[F11] Toggle
between full-screen mode and windowed mode.
[F3] Bring
up the search box
.
[F4] Display
entries in the Address drop-down list box
.
[F5] Refresh
the Web page
.
[Alt][F4] Close
Internet Explorer
.
[Tab] Move
forward through the page, selecting fields and links
.
[Shift][Tab] Move
backward through the page, selecting fields and links.
[Backspace] Load
the previous Web page
.
[Alt][Right
Arrow]
Go
forward one Web page (after backing up)
.
[Alt][Home] Quickly
jump to your Home page
.
[Ctrl]F Find
something on the page
.
[Ctrl]H View
and navigate Web History.