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    'short circuit' home page

    i'm sure this is a silly question but i hope for help anyway!
    i use 'my yahoo' as my home page and generally find it useful but often i want to get at, for example, my 'google' bar, or another address without waiting for my home page to load - is there any way other than from RUN or using the address toolbar?? i'm using IE5.5

    Ken Coleman

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    Re: 'short circuit' home page

    You can hit the STOP button on the tool bar, and then go to the wanted page address. The stop button just stops the down loading of the page. I use it a LOT.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: 'short circuit' home page

    Hi Ken:

    You can also open a sites:
    1. Directly from your desktop by saving shortcuts to your desktop--or better yet, to folders on your desktop. This is probably one of the quickest ways.
    2. From applications, like Word or Excel, using active links.
    3. From an application that collects bookmarks, such as QuikLinks (don't have the site handy).
    4. From the Favorites menu, by clicking a saved link.
    4. If you do start IE directly, you can press Esc to keep the start page from loading, & then use any method (address bar, favorites menu, etc.) to load a site.

    Hope this helps.

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    Re: 'short circuit' home page

    Thanks a lot - both STOP and ESC work fine

    Ken

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