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Internet Explorer Cannot change default home page

  1. #21


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    The key would most likely just get recreated since it replaces what you changed it with back to what it had.

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing this to see what the posting issue may be.

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  2. #22


    I should just leave the key alone then.

    The posting problem is fixed with a Computer restart.

    Tks
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  3. #23


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    Good news.

    Yeah, as long as your home page is sticking now, I wouldn't worry about it.
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  4. #24


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    windows 8.1


    You cannot change MSN as home page it comes with IE11. Perhaps if you change user account and dump microsoft it might work, otherwise disable IE11 and download IE10 to get old internet options back. Frankly I get sick of bloody Microsoft.
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  5. #25


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    Quote Originally Posted by george gibson View Post
    You cannot change MSN as home page it comes with IE11. Perhaps if you change user account and dump microsoft it might work, otherwise disable IE11 and download IE10 to get old internet options back. Frankly I get sick of bloody Microsoft.
    Sure you can.

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  6. #26


    Greece
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    Win8.1 64bit, Windows 10 TP on VMWare Player


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by george gibson View Post
    You cannot change MSN as home page it comes with IE11. Perhaps if you change user account and dump microsoft it might work, otherwise disable IE11 and download IE10 to get old internet options back. Frankly I get sick of bloody Microsoft.
    Sure you can.

    Internet Explorer Home Page - Add or Change - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Thanks Shawn. I had posted a thread with a similar issue a while back (I was setting a home page then losing it every time I closed IE), but had not found a resolution.

    Today I was looking on the Microsoft site, and decided to give the live chat a go to see if they could help. I eventually got to the point where I was offered help to resolve the issue for the bargain price of 85 euros. I declined and decided to browse the forum again to see what I could find.

    So today you saved me 85 euros

    I'm going to add the link to my own post in case anyone browses that for a solution.
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  7. #27


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    Glad it could help Maggi.
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