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).

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