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1.3.2 Setting your home page

You can choose any page for your browser to link to when it opens. You might want to use a page that you go to often, such as a news page, or the site for your favourite sports team.

The easiest way is to browse to the page you want to use, then click on Tools > Internet Options.

In the window that opens, click the Use Current button, then click OK at the bottom of the window. Whenever you use your browser in future it will open to that page.

An alternative way is to click on Tools > Internet Options, type in the URL of the page in the window's address bar, then click OK.


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