CougarFan.com Set CougarFan.com as your Start Page!
When you start up any internet browser, it opens a predetermined web page which has been designated as the browser's "default start-up page."   Here's how to make CougarFan.com the first place you visit - automatically, every time. 

Find your browser below and follow the instructions:

Windows Systems

Macintosh Systems 




America Online 3.0 for Windows

  1. Start up America Online and sign on.
  2. Go to the Internet icon and click on it. You will be jumped to the Internet Connection area.
  3. Click on the box, Go to the Web.
  4. In the Members menu, click on My AOL.
  5. Click on the icon next to Preferences Guide.
  6. Click on The Web.
  7. Click on Set Up Now.
  8. Select the Navigation index card tab.
  9. In the adddress box, type in "http://cougarfan.com"
  10. Click on OK.
  11. Restart the AOL web browser. When the AOL browser starts up, click on the "Home" icon in the toolbar. It should take you to CougarFan.com


America Online 2.7 for Macintosh

  1. Start up America Online and sign on. 
  2. After connecting, click and hold on Go To in the menu bar. Drag down to Keyword. 
  3. In the Keyword options box, click on the text box and type "Internet". Press RETURN or click on the Go button. You will be jumped to the "Internet Connection" area. 
  4. In the Internet Connection area, click on the icon of the globe above the words "World Wide Web: browse the web", in the top left corner of the box. 
  5. The America Online application will now automatically activate your AOL Web Browser and jump you to your current default homepage. 
  6. In the Edit menu, select Configure...
  7. In the AOL Internet Configuration box, click on the picture of the spider web in the left column. 
  8. In the text box next to "Home Page:", type "http://cougarfan.com" 
  9. Click on the close box in the top left corner of the AOL Internet Configuration box to return to the AOL browser. 
  10. You need to quit AOL's browser for your changes to take effect. Therefore, click and hold on File in the menu bar. Drag down to Quit and let go. Having quit the AOL browser, you will now be returned to the Internet Connection area. 
  11. To test if your change worked, restart the AOL web browser by clicking on the icon of the globe above the words "World Wide Web: browse the web", in the top right corner of the picture. When the AOL browser starts up, it should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com. If it doesn't, click on the "Home" icon in the toolbar. From now on, it should work.


America Online 3.0 for Macintosh

  1. Start up America Online and sign on.
  2. After connecting, click on Members in the menu bar. Drag down to Preferences and click on it.
  3. In the Preferences section, on the left-hand side, scroll down to Web and click on it.
  4. In the Home Page box, type in "CougarFan.com".
  5. Click on OK.
  6. Restart America Online. Make sure the toolbar is showing. Click on the Internet icon, and the Internet will load with CougarFan.com as the homepage.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x for Windows

  1. Open the Internet Explorer application. 
  2. In the Internet Explorer's menu bar, click on View
  3. Select Options... from the drop-down menu. 
  4. In the Options box, select the Navigation index card tab. 
  5. In the Customize section, type in "http://cougarfan.com" in the address box.
  6. Click the OK button at the bottom of the screen. 
Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.


Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 for Windows

  1. Open the Internet Explorer application. 
  2. In the Internet Explorer's menu bar, click and hold on View
  3. Select Internet Options... from the drop-down menu. 
  4. In the Options box, select the General index card tab. 
  5. In the Home Page section, type in "http://cougarfan.com" in the address box.
  6. Click the OK button at the bottom of the screen. 

  7. Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.


Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for Windows

  1. Open the Internet Explorer application. 
  2. In the Internet Explorer's menu bar, click and hold on Tools
  3. Select Internet Options... from the drop-down menu. 
  4. In the Options box, select the General index card tab. 
  5. In the Home Page section, type in "http://cougarfan.com" in the address box.
  6. Click the OK button at the bottom of the screen. 

  7. Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.


Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x and 4.x for Macintosh

  • Open the Internet Explorer application. 
  • Click and hold on Edit.
  • Select Preferences.
  • Open up the Web Browser folder on the left-hand side. 
  • Click on Home/Search
  • In the Home Page box, type "http://cougarfan.com" in address box.
  • Click the OK button at the bottom of the screen. 
  • Click on the Home icon. Your browser should jump to CougarFan.com

  • Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.


Netscape Navigator 3.x for Windows

  1. Open the Netscape Navigator. 
  2. Click and hold on Options in the menu bar. Select General Preferences. 
  3. In the Preferences: General options box, select Appearance from the index card tabs at the top of the screen. 
  4. In the Startup section, next to Browser starts with:, click on the button next to "Home Page Location". 
  5. In the text box under "Home Page Location", type "http://cougarfan.com". 
  6. Click OK
Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.


Netscape Navigator 4.x for Windows or Macintosh

  1. Open the Netscape Navigator. 
  2. Click and hold on Edit in the menu bar. Select Preferences
  3. In the Preferences: Category box, select Navigator from the tabs.
  4. In the Navigator starts with section, click on the button next to "Home Page." 
  5. In the Home Page section type "http://cougarfan.com" in the text box next to "Home Page Location." 
  6. Click OK
Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com. 



Netscape Navigator 3.x  for Macintosh

  1. Open the Netscape Navigator. 
  2. Click and hold on Options in the menu bar. Drag down to GeneralPreferences... and let go.
  3. In the Preferences option box, select Appearance from index card tabs at the top of the screen.
  4. In the Browser Starts With section, click on the button next to "Home Page Location". 
  5. In the text box next to the words "Home Page Location", type "http://cougarfan.com" 
  6. Click OK
Your change takes effect immediately. You can test whether it worked by clicking on the "Home" button on your Navigator Tool Bar. Your browser should jump you to the front of CougarFan.com.

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