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Internet explorer homepage setting

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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.
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Question by:Mandev23
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by:Honez
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open internet explorer goto www.google.co.uk
click tools
click internet options
click the use current button
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by:TK-77
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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
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by:Mandev23
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i've already tried that and i still have to click on the homepage button to take me to Google...
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ShallIStickABroom earned 500 total points
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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.
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by:Mandev23
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ShallIStickABroom.... awesome! that seems to have done the trick!!
Thanks Tk and Honez as well.
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by:ShallIStickABroom
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erm... Can you accept the answer so I get the points?
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