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Importing of home page settings must be disabled.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-235735 EDGE-00-000018 SV-235735r626523_rule Medium
Description
Allows users to import their home page setting from another browser into Microsoft Edge. If this policy is enabled, the option to manually import the home page setting is automatically selected. If this policy is disabled, the home page setting is not imported at first run, and users cannot import it manually.
STIG Date
Microsoft Edge Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-17

Details

Check Text ( C-38954r626401_chk )
The policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of home page settings" must be set to "disabled".

Use the Windows Registry Editor to navigate to the following key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Edge

If the value for "ImportHomepage" is not set to "REG_DWORD = 0", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-38917r626402_fix)
Set the policy value for "Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/Allow importing of home page settings" to "disabled".