Internet Explorer lightning-fast startup

Posted in Windows XP by Community Submission

Isn't it annoying when you want to go to a new website, or any other site but your homepage, and you have to wait for your 'home' to load?

This tweak tells Internet Explorer to simply 'run', without loading any webpages. (If you use a 'blank' page, that is still a page, and slows access. Notice the 'about:blank' in the address bar. The blank html page must still be loaded..). To load IE with 'nothing' [nothing is different than blank]:

1. Right-click on any shortcut you have to IE
[You should create a shortcut out of your desktop IE icon, and delete the original icon]

2. Click Properties

3. Add  -nohome [with a space before the dash] after the endquotes in the Target field.

4. Click OK

Fire up IE from your modified shortcut, and be amazed by how fast you are able to use IE!
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