Way to go to the starting page

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Hi,
I have to go to this
http://192.168.168.1/Start

to access the starting page of the site. How to make it simple, to also locate to the starting page of the site, once I've gone to this

http://192.168.168.1
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create an index.htm file in the root directory of the website with the following code in it
<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

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or or could use "/Start" instead of "http://192.168.168.1/Start"

this will redirect it to stating page
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Thanks. I've put this index.htm file,
<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

within the root directory. But nothing has been displayed, when I go to this

http://192.168.168.1
is index.htm you default file type for the website, or is there a different extension?
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HuaMin ChenProblem resolver

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Commented:
How to set it as default file type? I am using .Net projects there. thanks
Are you using IIS?

for IIS7

Open IIS manager
go to the website in question
make sure you are in Features View
Double-Click; default documents
check that index.htm is there

if not, click Add and add it, move it to the top
HuaMin ChenProblem resolver

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Commented:
Thanks.
Sorry, what to choose within the attached?
t671.png
3rd item, Default  Document
HuaMin ChenProblem resolver

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Commented:
I have that within the attached, but I still cannot go to

http://192.168.168.1

directly. thanks
t675.png
what happens when you go to http://192.168.168.1 ?
HuaMin ChenProblem resolver

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Commented:
I see there is error with empty page (see attached). Thanks
t81.png
are you sure you put the index.html in the correct place, with that code in it?
HuaMin ChenProblem resolver

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Yes,

C:\inetpub\VS2012

is the place on which I deploy all the projects, and I have the file "index.htm" that is having

<html>
 <header>
  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0"; URL="http://192.168.168.1/Start">
 </header>
</html>

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within the same folder.
Sorry, I'm not sure then
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