Change the InPrivateBrowsing Homepage in Internet Explorer 8

by Eric Geier [Published on 15 July 2010 / Last Updated on 5 Aug. 2009]

Change the default About:InPrivate page to your own homepage.

One way to change the homepage from the default about:InPrivate page is to edit the Registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AboutURLs

Change the value of InPrivate from res://ieframe.dll/inprivate.htm to whatever Web site you want. Make sure it’s the full URL, including the http://.

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Eric Geier is an author of many wireless networking and computing books including Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley 2008) and 100 Things You Need to Know about Upgrading to Windows Vista (Que 2007).

The Author — Eric Geier

Eric Geier (Dayton, Ohio) is a Freelance  Tech Writer and Author specializing in computer networking. He's also the Founder and Owner of NoWiresSecurity, which provides a hosted cloud-based RADIUS service to help businesses easily secure their Wi-Fi networks with the Enterprise (802.1X) mode of WPA/WPA2 security. He’s also the Founder and Owner of On Spot Techs, which provides on-site computer and technology services.

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