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Managing Settings in Internet Explorer 7.0 to 9.0
Last Updated: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 > Related Articles
Learn to set up a home page, connection settings, and parental control in Internet Explorer.
Want to set up a default home page? Want to set up your Internet connection? Need to block the types of sites that display on your computer? Learn how to do all this in Internet Explorer using the steps below.
For all PC browser-related articles see Manage Your PC Browser.
Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Internet Explorer 7.0 through 9.0, visit Microsoft.com.
See also Set Up and Manage Your Operating System in Windows.
Choose from one of the following solutions:
Click the Use Current button.
You can also bypass browsing for the address and just type it in the field under Home Page, then click OK.
Click the Content tab then under Content Advisor click the Enable button.
If the Disable and Settings buttons display here, the Content Advisor is already enables.
Click Settings then click the Ratings tab and choose the level of each content category you want to see.
You can also click Approved Sites to enter your own web addresses and manage which ones to allow or deny.
Click OK to complete the process.
If this is a family computer and you want to set up a password to further control content viewing, go to step 5.
Next, enter a Password and Confirm password. Now enter a Hint to help you remember the password.
This is not the same as your Cox password and is not accessible by Cox.