SIMPLIFIED TAB INSTRUCTIONS (MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 7.0):
1) Hold down the following keys when clicking on links or buttons on a web page to open them in the foreground or background:
Ctrl = opens the link or button in the background (you should continue to see the current web page in the foreground).
Shift + Ctrl = opens the link or button in the foreground (the current web page goes into the background).
Shift = opens the link or button in a whole new window.