Friday, July 19, 2013

Set Internet Explorer Home Page using Powershell.



Sometime in scripts or or in login scripts we want to set a users Internet Explorer home page to our Intranet site or to some other specific URL.

This became very handy and useful some times.

the code is below.


$myURL = ""
set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\main' -Name "Start Page" -Value $myURL

In above code, we are setting a $myURL in to the registry key “HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\main”

Now lets test it.

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i run the above code, and now my homepage should be set to “”

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Lets try one more, lets try to set google as a home page

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and let open the IE again.

Bingo ! working :)

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I hope you will like this little tweak.

and Happy weekend Guys :)



Aman Dhally



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  2. Beautiful!! Thank you!

  3. How can we set it for all user profiles on a machine ?