I have been seeing this scenario very often recently and I wanted to help anyone having the same issue avoid wasting time troubleshooting.

Reproducing the Issue

User opens Internet Explorer and sees the following page.

User is confused and unable to operate the web browser or navigate to any websites.

** Issue Analysis & Resolution** {# Issue_Analysis &_Resolution}

Browser is incorrectly configured to allow any browsing functionality due to incorrect home page. The fix is pictured below.