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Internet Explorer May Not Start with a Local File Home Page


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This article was previously published under Q175429

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Symptoms

When you set your Internet Explorer home page to a local file on your hard disk, Internet Explorer may not start or you may receive the following Dr. Watson error message:
Explorer.exe
Exception access violation (0xc000005), address: 0x70265517

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Cause

This behavior can occur if you set your home page to a local file that is no longer available.

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Resolution

To resolve this issue, change the home page to the default setting. To do so, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Internet icon.
  3. In the Home Page section of the General tab, click Use Default.
  4. Click OK.

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Keywords: kbenv, kberrmsg, KB175429

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Article Info
Article ID : 175429
Revision : 5
Created on : 6/5/2007
Published on : 6/5/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 195