Registry Hack to Set Internet Explorer Start Page

System administrators will almost always set the default home page for the browser to the corporate website or intranet when building a machine. This is just a small registry hack that will set the home page for IE6 or IE7.

You could probably use this in a logon script to set to home page on all users when they login to the network.

Here’s the registry hack. You’ll potentially want to change the home page listed.

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
“Start Page”=”https://www.howtogeek.com/”

Here’s a downloadable version:

Set IE6 or IE7 Home Page

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