Server 2012 – Set Internet Explorer Home/Start Page via Group Policy

If you want to set the user’s home page initially but then allow them to change it to whatever they want, on the Common tab in Group Policy Preferences, just make sure to check the box “Apply once and do not reapply” otherwise, any changes the user makes to their home page will be lost the next time they log in.


User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Registry
Right-click Registry > New > Registry-Item

Action: Update
Key Path: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value name: Start Page
Value type: REG_SZ
Value data:

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