Force Colleague to Always Open in Internet Explorer

The instructions below state how to create a special shortcut that will always open using Internet Explorer to create one-click access to Colleague.

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Navigate to 
  3. Click and hold on the Favicon (the burgundy lower-case E) in the address bar and drag it to the Windows task bar, then release it. This will add a Colleague shortcut to the task bar, and will force it to always open in Internet Explorer, regardless of the default browser set in Windows.​ 

For additional support, contact the Technology Service Desk at 940-898-3971,,, or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.

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