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23-Jul-2005, 03:29 PM #1
Stop Home Page being changed
You can override any homepage setting in Internet Options. If you have Spyware, or come across it frequently, then this is a very good tweak for you.

Right-click on the Internet Explorer icon on your desktop and select "Properties".

Now in the "Target" box you will see "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE".

Now by adding the URL of the site to the end of this it overrides any Homepage setting in internet options, see example below:

"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" www.google.com

This will stop websites re-directing you automatically.
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03-Aug-2005, 12:04 AM #2
Hi Saxon! That's ingenious,Thanks.
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03-Aug-2005, 01:39 AM #3
Cool find.
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06-Aug-2005, 09:17 AM #4
nice
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