Internet Explorer 9: Change colours

With Internet Explorer version 7 and later you can ignore the colours that have been used and pick new colours that you find easier to read.

Ignore specified colours

Step 1: Click on “Tools” in the main menu bar (or press “ALT + T”).

Step 2: Select “Internet Options” usually the last item in the drop-down menu.

Step 3: Click on the “General” tab at the top of the “Internet Options” box (if it is not already open).

Step 4: To override the current colours, click the “accessibility” button and select “Ignore colours specified on webpages”.

Step 5: Then click “OK” to return to “Internet Options – General”.

Choose your own colours

Step 1: In the “Internet Options” panel, click the “Colors” button at the bottom.

Step 2: Make sure “Use Windows Colors” is not ticked (selected)

Step 3: Click on the “colour box” for each item and choose the colour you want from the panel

Step 4: Click “OK” to return to the Internet Options panel.

Step 5: Click “OK” to close Internet Options.