IE: Open Internet Explorer or Set Homepage to a Blank Page
The fastest page is a blank page. Here is how to set Internet Explorer’s homepage to a blank page.
Sometimes, it seems as though I open a million IE windows a day. If each of these episodes takes a few seconds to load, then I have lost valuable time. Setting the homepage to a blank page saves time.
If you want IE’s homepage to be blank, use the following steps:
- 1. Open IE
2. Click Tools menu.
3. Click Internet Options.
4. Click General tab.
5. Under the Homepage section, click the Use Blank button.
6. Click OK.
If you want a separate shortcut to open IE to a blank page, follow these steps:
- 1. Right-click on a blank section of desktop.
2. Select New.
3. Select Shortcut.
4. In the textbox, place the following:
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" -nohome
5. Click the Next button.
6. Name it. (IE blank, for example)
7. Click Finish,
Clicking this shortcut will always open IE to a blank page.
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