Solved

Internet explorer homepage setting

Posted on 2009-07-16
6
483 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
Hello
How can i set internet explorer to automatically go to www.google.co.uk 
I always have to click on the homepage button to get me to the homepage
This is the page i always get http://runonce.msn.com/runonce3.aspx before i have to click on the homepage button.
0
Comment
Question by:Mandev23
6 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Honez
ID: 24870432
open internet explorer goto www.google.co.uk
click tools
click internet options
click the use current button
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:TK-77
ID: 24870443
If the above doesn't work, you can try the RunOnce removal tool here:
http://download.cnet.com/IE7-Runonce-Remover/3000-8022_4-10683012.html

TK
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mandev23
ID: 24870451
i've already tried that and i still have to click on the homepage button to take me to Google...
0
Back Up Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Back up all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ShallIStickABroom earned 500 total points
ID: 24870467
This could be what appears is a common bug in IE7. Try the following:

Click on Start then Run and type gpedit.msc in the run box and hit enter. This will bring up the GPE.

In the left pane of the window that pops up double click on Administrative Templates, Windows Components and finally Internet Explorer.

Look in the right window pane and find Prevent performance of First Run Customize settings and double click it. Change the setting to Enabled and chose Go directly to home page from the drop down window next to "Select your choice."

Click OK and once you restart Internet Explorer, it should take you directly to your home page.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mandev23
ID: 24870514
ShallIStickABroom.... awesome! that seems to have done the trick!!
Thanks Tk and Honez as well.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ShallIStickABroom
ID: 24870600
erm... Can you accept the answer so I get the points?
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I annotated my article on ransomware somewhat extensively, but I keep adding new references and wanted to put a link to the reference library.  Despite all the reference tools I have on hand, it was not easy to find a way to do this easily. I finall…
This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
Google currently has a new report that is in beta and coming soon to Webmaster Tool accounts. This Micro Tutorial will highlight new features for Google Webmaster Tools.
How to create a custom search shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Firefox browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch your Bookmark Menu: Press 'Ctrl +…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question