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FP97: How to Change Name of Default Home Page with Microsoft PWS

Article ID: 169086

Article Last Modified on 10/1/2001


  • Microsoft FrontPage 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q169086

For a Microsoft FrontPage 2000 version of this article, see 197731.
For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 194161.


This article describes how to change the default home page from Default.htm to Index.htm when you are using the Microsoft Personal Web Server.


To change the default home page from Default.htm to Index.htm, follow these steps:

  1. On the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Personal Web Server icon.
  3. Click the Administration tab.
  4. Click Administration.
  5. Click to select WWW Administration.
  6. Click the Directories tab.
  7. Select "Default Homepage."
  8. Rename Default.htm to Index.htm.
  9. Start FrontPage Explorer.
  10. On the View menu, click Folder View.
  11. Rename Default.htm to Index.htm.
  12. Close and then reopen the Web.

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