When you open a new tab in Internet Explorer, you will see the page that lists your most popular website. If you want to display only the empty page and wish not to display the page that displays the most popular sites , you can easily do that by configuring the settings in the Internet Explorer .
Follow the below steps to configure Internet Explorer to open blank page when a new tab is opened.
How to open blank page on new Tab Open in Internet Explorer?
1. Launch Internet Explorer 10 (I am using the version 10 of internet Explorer in Windows 8)
2. Click the Settings Gear Icon displayed in the top right corner of the screen and click “Internet Options”.
3. Click Tabs button under Tabs button in the “General Tab”.
4. In the Tabbed Browsing Settings Dialog, in the option “When a new tab is opened, open” select black page and click OK.