How Can You Change Your Browser's Home Page to Something Other Than MSN?


Quick Answer

Change your home page using the options within the browser settings. Find these settings in the submenus of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. You only need a Web browser and an Internet connection to get started.

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  1. Open your preferred browser

    Double-click the browser icon on your desktop, dock or Windows taskbar to open your Web browser. Alternatively, find it on your Windows 8 Start screen, or search for it using Spotlight on a Mac.

  2. Navigate to the options

    In Internet Explorer, select Tools, then Internet Options. Press the Alt key if you use Windows Vista or 8 to open the Internet Options menu. In Chrome, click the menu button next to the URL bar. The menu bar resembles three horizontally stacked lines. Next, select Options. In Firefox, click the menu button next to the URL bar. The Firefox menu button looks similar to Chrome's button. Next, click Options.

  3. Change the home page

    In Internet Explorer, enter the URL address of your preferred home page in the text field. Alternatively, open the chosen Web page, and click Use Current to make it the default home page. In Chrome, click the tick bubble to open the home page on startup. Next, enter the URL address of your preferred home page, or click Use Current Page. In Firefox, enter your preferred URL in the text field, or click Use Current Pages to set your new default home page.

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