Stage 4: Customizing the Browser

In this stage of running the Internet Explorer 7 Customization Wizard, you can customize the appearance and behavior of features in Internet Explorer 7.

This stage contains the following pages:

  • Browser Title and Toolbar Customizations. Create text for the title bar of the browser and add custom buttons to the toolbar of the browser to launch your own programs.

  • Search Provider Customization. Configure the list of search providers listed in the browser for your users.

  • Important URLs - Home Page and Support. Add multiple home pages and an internal support page for your users. In Internet Explorer 7, if you have more than one home page, each page will appear in a separate tab.

  • Favorites, Links and Feeds. Add or remove URLs for the Favorites, Links, and Feeds features in Internet Explorer.

  • Welcome Page. Add a custom Welcome page that appears the first time your users open Internet Explorer.

  • User Agent String. Add characters to the user agent string to enable companies to track the usage of your customized version of Internet Explorer.

  • Connection Manager Customization. For the ISP and Corporate versions only: If you used Connection Manager Administration Kit to customize Connection Manager, specify the location to that custom profile.

  • Connection Settings. For the ISP and Corporate versions only: Import the settings from the Connections tab in Internet Options to use in the custom package.

  • Automatic Configuration. For the Corporate version only: Specify a configuration file and time interval to update your users' browser after deployment.

  • Proxy Settings. For the ISP and Corporate versions only: Specify the address of the proxy servers to use for certain services.

  • Security and Privacy Settings. For the Corporate version only: Import settings from the Security and Privacy tabs in Internet Options and the Ratings tab in Content Advisor.


The availability of some of the options in this stage of the wizard also depends on your license agreement. For more information, consult your contract.

To properly run Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7, you must have Internet Explorer 7 installed.

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