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Internet Explorer Command Line Options

Internet Explorer Command Line Options

Internet Explorer Command Line Options


Hello people,

   I´ve really tried, but I have not found it: where can I found the command line options for the Internet Explorer?


RE: Internet Explorer Command Line Options

I don't think there are any command line parameters for Internet Explorer.  If you attempt to start it with a command line parameter, such as "/?", for example, it starts a browser and passes this parameter to the browser as a URL.  This seems to be the case no matter what you use for the parameter.

RE: Internet Explorer Command Line Options

I know of only of two.

it's iexplorer.exe -k

This puts IE in kiosk mode. Try it, you'll hate it.

"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" -nohome
brings up a completely blank page


RE: Internet Explorer Command Line Options

exctacted from http://www.microsoft.com/WINDOWS2000/techinfo/reskit/en/ierk/AppxC_c.htm

Command-Line Parameters for Starting Internet Explorer
In addition to using command-line switches to customize Setup, you can use command-line parameters to customize how Internet Explorer is started.

For example, you can start Internet Explorer in Kiosk or full-screen mode by adding a parameter to the Internet Explorer executable file name by using the following syntax:

/path/Iexplore.exe -k

The following is a list of parameters you can use for starting Internet Explorer:

-new - Launches the browser window in a new browsing process.

-remote - Starts a remote instance of Internet Explorer on UNIX platforms only.

-k - Starts the browser in Kiosk or full-screen mode.

-nohome - Starts Internet Explorer without its home page.

-embedding - Starts the Web browser control (no home page is displayed).

-channelband - Displays the channels folder.

-e - Starts Internet Explorer Help on UNIX platforms only.

-v (also -version) - Can be used to specify the version on UNIX platforms only.

RE: Internet Explorer Command Line Options

The command line switches mentioned by "a person" above are all that are available via a command line. The best way to manipulate IE for 2000 or XP is by a policy. There are a good deal of settings built in under the Internet Explorer heading of the User Configuration. There are also registry hacks you can make or perform a sysdiff and dump it to an inf and install that. It depends on what you need to do.

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