(contributed by David Chernicoff, david@win2000mag.com)

I needed to set up some public computers for Web browsing, and I
wanted the home page for all the browsers to point to our corporate
page. I performed the following steps to lock down the browser home

1. Launch regedt32.
2. Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft.
3. Create the key Internet Explorer.
4. Open the Internet Explorer key and create a key called Control
Panel, so you end up with
_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control
Panel. This key might already exist.
5. Add a REG_DWORD named HomePage and set its value to 1. This
change disables the home page controls.
6. Other valid REG_DWORD entries that you can add include Advanced,
which controls the Advanced tab check boxes; Cach, which controls the
Setting button; and History, which lets you disable the History
settings controls.

Bandwith can be calculated by multiplying the number of bytes per second by 12, which is 8 bits & 4 bits, and by dividing it by 1,048,576, which is 1024 * 1024. Each byte consists of 8 bits. Additionally you should allow four more bitss per byte for protocol overhead.

In Internet Explorer location bar type MSKB and the KB article number
If Service Pack 6a has been installed, the Installed value name at
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Hotfix\\Q246009 will contain a 1.