How do I keep from going to Microsoft's Home Page or Ask Jeeves every time I start my browser?

  • Click on [Tools],[Internet Options].
  • In the [Address:] box at the top of the screen, type in the URL you'd like to go to when you start your browser, such as www.boreal.org or www.google.com.
  • If you'd rather start on a blank page, click the [Use Blank] button.
  • Click OK. That's it! One thing to remember - sometimes you may still get a Microsoft page when you fire up your browser. That's because Internet Explorer automatically checks to see if there is an update available, and, if there is, it takes you to a page from which you can download the update.