Restore- Close Multiple Tabs Confirmation Prompt- In Internet Explorer?

How To Restore- Close Multiple Tabs Confirmation Prompt- In Internet Explorer?

Using internet Explorer, you might have noticed that when you open more than one tab and click on Close button, the browser shows a message box asking for your proceeding confirmation as shown in the following shot.


The warning message box also contains a checkbox “Always close all tabs“. If this is enabled, the browser will not show the warning message the next time you try to close multiple tabs and will immediately close all windows/window.

Now how do we restore the warning message and confirmation prompt so that we don’t lose our running tabs if we accidentally click on Close button?

The Internet Explorer provides a simple option in its Settings window to restore this confirmation prompt. You can use following easy steps to restore the settings.

1. Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools.

2. Choose Internet Options.

3. Click on “Settings” button present in Tabs section:


3. Now you’ll see Tabbed Browsing Settings window.

4.  Enable “Warn me when closing multiple tabs” option:


4. Now click the OK button, this will restore the warning message and confirmation prompt in Internet Explorer.

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