To set a home page for a Web browser, perform the following steps:
Select the Tools à Internet Options command. The General tab of the Internet Options dialog box is displayed.
The Home page section of the General tab allows you to:
Currentbutton: Set the currently displayed page as the hope page
Default button: Microsoft starting page as the default page
Blank button: Set a blank page as Home page
Or you specify a URL of your choice in the Address text box, E.g., http://www.google.com
Click the OK button to close the Internet Options dialog box
Some Web sites take time to load on the Web browser. This delay is due to the fact that images in a Web page take more time to display than text. To prevent this delay in loading a Web page, you can stop images from loading. By default, Internet Explorer displays images within a Web page. To stop loading the images, perform the following steps:
Select Tools à Internet Options command to display the Internet Options
Under Settings section, scroll to Show picturescheck box under Multimedia category
Deselect the Show pictures check box to ensure that the browser loads Web pages without images or pictures within the Web pages. If the Show pictures check box is selected, the browser displays the images along with the content of the Web pages.
Click OK button to close the Internet Options dialog box. You can Refresh the page or load a different Web page to see the changes
Select File à Save As command to display the Save Web Page dialog box
In File name box, use the default file name provided or specify a name
Select Save as type drop-down list and the required file type. You can save the file as a hypertext file using the default file name extension .htm or .html, or you can save it as a text file with the .txt extension
When you save a Web page as an HTML file, the graphics, sound, and video are also saved. However, when a Web page is saved as a TXT file, only the text in the Web page is saved. When you save a Web page as an HTML file, the graphics, sound, and video are also saved. However, when a Web page is saved as a TXT file, only the text in the Web page is saved.