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  • Started 1 year ago by misdaroc
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misdaroc
misdaroc
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When i open Firefox,it opens my home page but immediately opens a new tab.In that tab is Amazon ,Facebook,Youtube,and Google.How do i stop this?Ive tried going to tools,options and tabs but nothing seems to help...Thanx for any feedback.

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StringJunky
StringJunky
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If it's not behaving normally as you know it, often the quickest solution is just to Uninstall > Reboot > Reinstall.

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afuhnk
afuhnk
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Is your 'Home page' just a single page or a list of many pages?

Check here for info:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/How%20to%20set%20the%20home%20page#w_set-more-than-one-website-as-your-home-page

Basically, the 'Use Current Page' button to assign the home page becomes 'Use Current Pages' (plural) when there are more then one page (tab) open.
Chances are the last time you assigned your home page there were many pages opened, therefore assigning those pages as Home Page(s).

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misdaroc
misdaroc
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its just a single page..its open but the new tab is showing instead of my home page.

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Drizzle
Drizzle
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As Stringjunky mentioned sometimes a reinstall is quickest.

But before you do just do a recheck of your settings First make sure you are on your Homepage, and is the 'only tab open', then ..
Tools>> Options > general>
Double check.That 'show my home page' is the wording in the Box.Then double check the url is repeated underneath as in your address bar.DONT click any of the tabs underneath that says "Use current pages" "Use bookmarks etc just click OK.
Then restart, what happens?

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misdaroc
misdaroc
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The settings seem fine to me.I tried to uninstall Firefox in contol panel and with ccleaner but it wont let me.

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vistamike
vistamike
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'The settings seem fine to me' Why would that be if the problem still exists?

Pretty good idea is to use this free uninstaller: http://www.revouninstaller.com.....nload.html

After instal run the app. Select what you want to unstall. Do this in advanced mode, do not reboot until the uninstaller has finished.

Then get Firefox from here; http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/f.....pgrade-win

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Drizzle
Drizzle
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Or here:
http://support.mozilla.org/en-.....0&as=s

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GuiltySpark
GuiltySpark
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Try the FF tab --- Help --- Troubleshooting Information, top right select Reset Firefox.

*note, you will lose any add-ons installed.

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misdaroc
misdaroc
Posts: 110

I said the settings seem fine to me not are fine...i may have missed something vistamike..I reset firefox and it worked..Thanx GuiltySpark.

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