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Make a default homepage for FIREFOX and IE

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How would I write a program to change the IE and FIREFOX homepages to a website of my choice?

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How would I write a program to change the IE and FIREFOX homepages to a website of my choice?

Look for the correct registry keys and use RegWrite()

George

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ummm, is this for just your PC, or someone elses?

Good question @Volly.

It could make a difference in how the replies are made.


George

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No... This is my computer. At work we have a login script that runs and sets our homepage to a certain site. I want to be able to have a lil auto IT script run that chnages the site back to www.microsoft.com for example.

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Hi,

on the Internet Explorer you have to change the following RegKey:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main

There you will find the REG_SZ Value "Start Page". Type here your URL in.

On the Firefox Browser it's not so easy. You have to go into the Application Data folder

of the current users profile. %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox. There is the problem.

At first run of Mozilla, it generates a random foldername. You have to extract the

name out of the file "profiles.ini". Now you can go deeper and you will find a file

"prefs.js". Edit this file and add a line like this:

user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.google.com");

I hope I could help you.

Micha.

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