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Where is Internet Options so I can open to the same page each time?
when we open firefox, we used to be able to "set" a webpage as the landing page for our day. arbitrarily, this will change. up until very recently, we could go to Tools >> Internet Options and choose to set a landing page. we cannot find this option anymore. so we are stuck with whatever website landing page comes up - currently, that is yahoo.com. any help? thanks, magi
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Hello magiv, it is in Tools > Options > General tab > Startup session > When Firefox starts set Show my home page, and in Home page set the page you want for you home page
see for more info : Startup session
see also : How to set the home page
if after you set it correct, firefox cannot keep the changes see : How to fix preferences that won't save
if you can not see the Tools menu then right-click on an empty section of the Tab Strip and check Menu Bar in the pop-up menu OR if you see the firefox button(the orange one) up-left in the screen, go from firefox button > Options > CHECK menu bar [V]
The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.
To Reset Firefox do the following:
- Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information.
- Click the "Reset Firefox" button.
- Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
- Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.
Further information can be found in the Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings article.
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To make your new tabs and home page the same, you just have to change them through Firefox, not internet options.
Last but not least: if you installed a Yahoo add-on, the add-on may override the built-in settings.
You can check your extensions on the following tab, and try the Options button for the ones that seem Yahoo-related. If you can't tame them, disable or remove them.
orange Firefox button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons > Extensions category