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How can I remove MyStart from my Internet Explorer Browser?

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posted this on January 03, 2012 16:02

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Users who download IncrediMail are asked to try out MyStart (powered by Google) as their default Internet search provider and homepage. With MyStart, not only can you stay up-to-date on what's new and exciting at IncrediMail, you can also search the Internet with comfort and ease. If you use MyStart to search the web, IncrediMail generates revenue through our partnership with Google, and this revenue channel enables us to create even more fun free products for you in return!

Using MyStart is an easy way for you to help us develop products without paying a dime.

However, if you do not wish to make IncrediMail's MyStart your homepage, and would like to set something else as your homepage, please choose your Internet Explorer version below and follow the steps listed:


Internet Explorer 7

In order to remove MyStart as your homepage, please do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer and browse to your desired Home Page.
  2. Once the page is loaded, click the 'Tools' menu (marked in red below) and select 'Internet Options' (marked in blue).

    IE7_TOOLS_OPS.jpg

  3. Under the 'General' tab (marked in red below), click the 'Use current' (marked in blue) button to set the web site you are currently viewing as your home page, and click 'OK' (marked in green) to finish.

    IE7_OPS_GEN_homepage.jpg

In addition, to prevent IncrediMail from alerting you in the future regarding the change you have made, please do the following:

  1. Open IncrediMail.
  2. In the main IncrediMail window, click the 'Tools' menu (marked in red) and select 'Options' (marked in blue).

    MENU_TOOLS_OPTIONS.jpg
  3. Under the 'Security' tab (marked in red), remove the check from 'Notify me about changes in my home page settings' checkbox (marked in blue), and click 'OK'.

    OPS_SEC_notifyhomepage.jpg

 

Internet Explorer 8

In order to remove MyStart as your homepage, please do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer and browse to your desired Home Page.
  2. Once the page is loaded, click the 'Tools' menu (marked in red below) and select 'Internet Options' (marked in blue).

    IE8_ops2.jpg
  3. Under the 'General' tab (marked in red below), click the 'Use current' (marked in blue) button to set the web site you are currently viewing as your home page, and click 'OK' (marked in green) to finish.

    IE9_OPS_GEN_homepage.jpg

In addition, to prevent IncrediMail from alerting you in the future regarding the change you have made, please do the following:

  1. Open IncrediMail.
  2. In the main IncrediMail window, click the 'Tools' menu (marked in red) and select 'Options' (marked in blue).

    MENU_TOOLS_OPTIONS.jpg
  3. Under the 'Security' tab (marked in red), remove the check from 'Notify me about changes in my home page settings' checkbox (marked in blue), and click 'OK'.

    OPS_SEC_notifyhomepage.jpg


Internet Explorer 9

In order to remove MyStart as your homepage, please do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer and browse to your desired Home Page.
  2. Once the page is loaded, click the 'Tools' menu (“gear” symbol, marked below in red) and select 'Internet options' (marked in blue).

    IE9_TOOLS_OPS.jpg
  3. Under the 'General' tab (marked in red below), click the 'Use current' (marked in blue) button to set the web site you are currently viewing as your home page, and click 'OK' (marked in green) to finish.

    IE9_OPS_GEN_homepage.jpg

 

In addition, to prevent IncrediMail from alerting you in the future regarding the change you have made, please do the following:

  1. Open IncrediMail.
  2. In the main IncrediMail window, click the 'Tools' menu (marked in red) and select 'Options' (marked in blue).

    MENU_TOOLS_OPTIONS.jpg
  3. Under the 'Security' tab (marked in red), remove the check from 'Notify me about changes in my home page settings' checkbox (marked in blue), and click 'OK'.

    OPS_SEC_notifyhomepage.jpg
 
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