Wednesday, November 11, 2009

How to Make Any Page Your Homepage

How to make your starting page (these instructions were written about 5 years ago and may be too old for some systems).

Netscape 4.0-6.0

  1. Select "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu.
  2. Click on "Navigator."
  3. In the "Navigator Starts with" section, select "Home page."
  4. In the "Home page" section, type "" in the text box.
  5. Click "OK."

Internet Explorer

  1. Select "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu.
  2. Click on the "General" tab.
  3. In the "Home page" section, type "" in the text box.
  4. Click "OK."

America Online

  1. Make sure you are on the page,
  2. Click the link below with your right mouse button and select "Copy URL to Clipboard." (If the "copy" option didn't appear, highlight the following address: "" then go to the "Members" drop down menu and select "Preferences")
  3. Click on the "WWW" icon.
  4. Click on the "Home Page" box at the bottom of the pop-up window and then depress your "Control" and "V" keys (at the same time) and paste in the address. If the address does not appear in the box, simply type in what you tried to paste from above.
  5. Click the "OK" button.

Internet Config (some Mac OS configurations)

  1. Open the "Internet" control panel (in the "Control Panels" folder in your "System Folder").
  2. Select the set for which you want to change the home page.
  3. Click on the "Web" tab.
  4. Within the " Default Pages" box, in the "Home page" section, type "" in the text box.
  5. Save your changes ("Save Settings" in the "File" menu, or type "command-S"), then close the "Internet" control panel.

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