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Problem with changing Internet Explorer homepage via GPO on Server 2008r2

Hello all,

I am having a problem with changing Internet Explorer homepage.
I have been following this article:
In short I have created a GPO and linked it to the appropriate OU however it doesn't seem to change the homepage URL

Reg key deployed via GPO:
In the Group Policy Management Editor, go to User Configuration -> Preferences -> Windows Settings -> Registry.
Right click -> New -> Registry Item
Action = Update
Key Path = Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value Name = Start Page
Value Type = REG_SZ
Value Data = your Home Page URL

Deploying this reg key via GPO doesn't seem to change the homepage...
Any ideas? perhaps there is a better method since MS removed Internet Explorer Maintenance snap-ins from group policy?

Nolan Gustavo
Nolan Gustavo
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
My preference is used administrative templates - main start page.
Nolan GustavoAuthor Commented:
I cant seem to find the option to set a different homepage there?
Nolan GustavoAuthor Commented:
Ignore me, issue resolved thanks for your help!
Nolan GustavoAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for, thanks.

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