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A homepage is usually the primary or initial page of a website.

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How to change Edge Home Page

I want to change MS Edge browser home page I don't want the default Edge news page. I followed the instructions were given by Google but did not work for me I turned on the Home Button as suggested ...
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Is there any way to ban certain pages from appearing at Firefox Home Page

As you may know, Firefox displays links to frequently visited web pages for some time now. It is customizable to some point, for instant I decided to display so called Top Sites in 4 rows. My problem ...
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Homepage on Microsoft Edge 41.16299.15.0

Is there a way to set the "homepage" on Microsoft Edge to open to a specific web page?
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How to re-enable firefox homepage snippets (message of the day)?

How to enable homepage snippets after disabling it via the close button? The snippets are messages that appear in the default home page, below the search bar. Here is a screenshot: I can't find any ...
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Remove firefox home page message of the day

How to change the "message of the day" on the firefox browser home page ? What I mean by "message of the day" is the quote shown under the search bar in the home page, as shown in the picture below : ...
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How to set multiple homepages in Firefox [duplicate]

I have three different websites that I check daily. I want to set all of these sites as homepages so that they'll be loaded as soon as I start Firefox, preventing me from having to navigate to each ...
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Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 sp1 web pages look like the browser is in Mobile mode

Lately when I'm online (Windows 7, IE 11) the browser has really large margins, as if it is in Mobile mode. I tried to scroll to the bottom of my Yahoo homepage and it just kept going and going. ...
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file select button, how to unselect a file?

Some homepages allow you to upload documents. There is a button "choose file" and then you choose a file. After everything is ready you hit a button "upload" or "continue" the documents are uploaded ...
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Do not want session restore

I don't want IE 11 to reload the previously viewed session ever, and even though I change the setting each time I open the browser, the next session or day it does it again. I should only have to make ...
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Firefox homepage is changed. Now they're displaying a game. How to change it back?

The Firefox homepage is now displaying a game with 'Click Me' call to action button. How to change it back to normal (previous) homepage?
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How to change Internet Explorer's initial start page?

Not home page, but start page. For those who are still confused, it's the page that will come up when you open the browser. However, if you press the 'Home' button or press Alt+Home, it will show ...
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Search protect removed all my tabs and groups from Firefox

I had approximately 200 tabs grouped in approximately 30 groups in Firefox 31.0. The grouping showed up when I clicked the icon on the left of the "minimize" button or pressed CTRL+SHIFT+E. It is ...
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Change Chrome homepage(s) based on time of day

I always forget to clock in on our web-based timeclock in the morning. In the past I've used a geofence reminder on my phone to remind me when I get to the office, but sometimes I start my day ...
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Getting Firefox to change the "Homepage" based on day of the week

I guess this is a strange question, but I'd like exactly what I've written in the title. I want to use different "homepages" or "starting pages" in firefox depending on the day of week that the ...
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How to set welcome/homepage for wireless network?

first time posting question here. I need to know how do I set the welcomepage for my wireless home network. Something like - when you join a network and open the browser the default homepage to be ...
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Set Homepage for all users in Firefox

I want to set the Firefox homepage for all user accounts to a specific webpage. When any user logs in and opens FireFox, I would like them to see a specific webpage. Is there any file or FF installer ...
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How do I get my home page back

A couple of days ago I had my niece help me install a new anti-virus, as I suck at this sort of thing. Somewhere along the line, it was asked if I wanted the Ask-something or other and yes was checked....
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Bing still showing up in Windows 8 after being uninstalled

I have uninstalled Bing, i have supposedly rendered it useless by all kinds of methods but Bing still comes back every time i open firefox and internet explorer. And now i have MSN coming up as well. ...
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How can I get Firefox to open a cached version of a page in new tabs?

At work, we use a bug-tracking system to keep track of what work needs to be done. I can set the new tab page to be a list of all of my bugs, however this page loads slowly, as the site queries a ...
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How to remove speed dial screen from Opera 12

How do I remove the speed screen from Opera 12 so I can replace it with my homepage when opening a new tab All other web explorer programs have an option to "open homepage when opening a new tab" I ...
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How to overwrite a group policy - homepage

I'm in IT at my work but can't change the group policies. I want to know if theres a local script or registry change I can use that overwrites or changes the homepage policy. Basically I just want ...
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Remove HandyCafe start-up (home) page from Firefox

After uninstalling HandyCafe software, it's start-up page http://search.handycafe.com/ still remains active in Firefox. No matter what you change your start-up page to, next run of Firefox changes ...
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How to get rid of hao123 startpage in Firefox

I have installed an app and that app has set my Firefox start page at hao123.com. I searched my programs I found that baidu toolbar was installed to the Firefox without my permission I have ...
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Set the new-tab page in Firefox

A couple of months ago, I configured Firefox to load a local html file containing my commonly-used links whenever I open a new tab This week I've been trying to find where I set this up. I cannot ...
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Deleting a search engine screen on Firefox homepage

I have been running Firefox as my home page for about 2 years. Last week, a Bing page suddenly seems to have become my homepage, and I must now search for my Firefox Hotmail page, which used to be my ...
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Chrome ALT+HOME opens the old Homepage

I used to have the iGoogle page set as Homepage in Google Chrome. Now, as the iGoogle service will be retired, I searched for alternatives, found some, and adjusted my Chrome Homepage accordingly. ...
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How to change the default homepage in Internet Explorer?

When browsing in Internet Explorer, I get the MSN homepage every time I go to Hotmail which is an account that's not used often but I cannot stop the homepage takeover. How can I block the MSN ...
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IE 9 home page is hijacked by avg

I definitely know how to change the home page in Internet Explorer (Tools -> Options -> General). The problem is, no matter what I put there, it never changes. Stop/restart Internet Explorer and ...
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How can I change the homepage of all my browsers with a single click?

I want to change all of my browsers' home pages with a single click. Are there any programs capable of doing this for me?
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Opera kiosk home page resets on guest account

I'm setting up a kiosk with Opera on a MacOS 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Using the Opera "-kioskmode" on a Guest Account. The homepage at startup resets to "redir.opera.com/www.opera.com/...
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My home page always changes to smartwebsearch.net – is it a Trojan? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Every time I change the Home page in Firefox or IE it returns back to http://www.smartwebsearch.net ? What is ...
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Openning http://users.skynet.be/mgueury/mozilla/no_tidy_lib.html instead of Homepage in Firefox

Whenever I open firefox , it tries to open http://users.skynet.be/mgueury/mozilla/no_tidy_lib.html. The above website isn't my home page , Google is my home page. How can I fox it ?
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How do I make the "New Tab" page set as my homepage in Opera?

How do I make the "New Tab" page set as my homepage in Opera? (as in when I load up Opera it opens new tab page)
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How do I stop Firefox from overrriding my home page?

I have a home page explicitly set in my options, and "Go to my home page" chosen. But every time I open Firefox, it goes to "http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/" instead of my home page, because ...
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How can I get Google Chrome to show my home page whenever a new tab is opened?

Using the latest Chrome stable version, is there a way either, by editing some config file or via an extension, that will allow me to specify that my home page be opened each time I click the NEW TAB ...
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Vacant thumbnail spot persists on Chrome homepage, want to set it specific to a site

I have a vacant thumbnail place in Google Chrome that I would like to set for a particular site. In this case, it's Facebook. When I visit a new website a new thumbnail is created for that site in ...
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How do I lock my homepage in IE8 so applications cannot alter it?

I have few programs on my machine that keep on changing my home-page. I found and tried this link, but I didn't find the part Internet under the Microsoft path in the registry address. What I wanna ...
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Foreign website keeps loading in a tab when I start up Firefox

Whenever I double-click on the FF icon to open Firefox, a Chinese website loads up in one of the tabs. Checking my settings for startup homepage (Tools > Options) it was set to Google. Can anyone ...
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WinXp - Using GPO to set a home page for everyone

I've change the "Important URL's" in the "Internet Explorer" part of the gpo to the home page I want to set, and I did also Enable the "Disable home page changing" for the gpo. It did disable the "...
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Browser keeps setting itself to assistmypc.org - What's up with that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: IE homepage set to some site I don’t know about Originally I set my IE 8 home page as Google. After some time, it's been changed to http://assistmypc.org This keeps ...
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Firefox Start page stay white

I'm a Firefox user since several years so I know it but today I had a strange problem. I installed the last stable version of Firefox (3.5.5) on a computer but when I launch the browser the page stay ...
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Setup multiple startup pages in Google Chrome

I know how to setup multiple start pages in Google Chrome but I want one of those pages to be its default new tab page which shows the thumbnails for 9 most visited pages. Can this be done in Google ...
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Can I manually add a thumbnail web page to the Chrome homepage?

Is there a way to manually add a web page to the 8 thumbnails that appear when you open Chrome? I want to add Google Maps for easy access. The Google front page already shows up so I presume the ...
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