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  1. #1


    New Zealand
    Posts : 62
    Windows 8 pro 64bit

    Tiles


    Morning every one. well it is at my place.
    When I bring up the tiles on the desk top there is of course Internet Explorer. That's fine but when I open it I get Google. Is it possible to bring up Internet Explorer instead of Google. arram.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 16
    Windows 8 Pro w/ Media Center 64bit


    I think you're saying that Google is loaded as the default Home Page address.
    You can change your Home Page address to another search engine or any other place you'd like via this tutorial.

    Internet Explorer Home Page - Add or Change - Windows 7 Help Forums

    OR

    Change your home page in Internet Explorer - Microsoft Windows Help
    Last edited by Brink; 03 May 2013 at 18:24. Reason: added link for more info
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  3. #3


    New Zealand
    Posts : 62
    Windows 8 pro 64bit


    Sharp response indeed Seleen very grateful for your help. arram
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    Posts : 16
    Windows 8 Pro w/ Media Center 64bit


    You're welcome!
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  5. #5


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Internet Explorer is a web browser, Google is a website you can view and use in a browser. They do not substitute each other, instead they complete each other: a browser without content or a webpage without a possibility to view it would be quite useless.

    I believe you are talking about the Home Page of your browser (Internet Explorer, IE). It seems that the Home Page at the moment is Google, I guess you mean you would like it to be MSN.

    Follow the instructions in this tutorial to change your IE Home Page, set it to http://msn.com or http://my.msn.com if you want the Microsoft page to be your Home Page: Internet Explorer Home Page - Add or Change - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Kari
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  6. #6


    New Zealand
    Posts : 62
    Windows 8 pro 64bit


    As usual Kari lots of information, many thanks. arram
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