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    Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page
    How to Change the Default Start Page for Internet Explorer No Add-ons
    Published by Brink is online now
    27 Aug 2008
    Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page

    How to Change the Default Start Page for Internet Explorer No Add-ons

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    When you start Internet Explorer (No Add-ons), it loads the default about:NoAdd-ons start page instead of the Home page that you had set for Internet Explorer.

    This tutorial will show you how to change the default start page for Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) to what you want it to open to instead.

    Tip   Tip
    To open Internet Explorer in No Add-ons mode, open the Start Menu and click on All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and Internet Explorer (No Add-ons).


    EXAMPLE: Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) default start page
    Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page-ie7_no_add-ons.jpg


    Here's How:
    1. Pres the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog, type regedit, and press Enter.

    3. If prompted by UAC, click on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7/8).

    4. In regedit, go to the location you want below. (See screenshot below)
    For Current User:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN

    For All Users:
    NOTE: The site set for the current user location above will override this one. You must be logged in as an administrator to set this location.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN
    5. In the right pane of MAIN, double click/tap on Extensions Off Page to modify it. (see screenshot above)
    NOTE: If you do not have Extensions Off Page, the right click on a empty area in the right pane, click/tap on New and String Value, type Extensions Off Page, and press Enter.

    6. To Change the Start Page to a Web Page of Your Choice
    A) Type in the web address (Ex:http://www.vistax64.com/), and click/tap on OK. (See screenshot below step 8)

    B) Go to step 9.
    7. To Change the Start Page to a Blank Page
    A) Type about:blank, and click/tap on OK.

    B) Go to step 9.
    8. To Restore the Default Start Page
    A) Type about:NoAdd-ons, and click/tap on OK.
    Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page-modify.jpg
    9. Close regedit.

    10. If Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) is open, then close and reopen it to see the changes.
    That's it,
    Shawn




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    Re: Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page

    Geez Shawn, where do you find all this stuff?
    You need a job writing for MS.

    You can delete this, I just wanted to say GOOD JOB ...








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    Re: Internet Explorer No Add-ons - Start Page

    LOL Ted,

    Just from digging around here and there.

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