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"Show my home page" on startup is selected, but Firefox isn't respecting this

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As I said, I have "When Firefox starts" set to "Show my home page", but that's not what's happening. It always opens all previously open tabs/websites, as if I clicked "Restore previous session".

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hello Jarfulous, this might happen when firefox is not able to properly save preferences in its profile folder due to a user.js file. in order to resolve it, please try this: click the menu button ≡ and then click help ? > troubleshooting information > profile folder - "show folder". then a new window will open up. in this window look out for a file named user.js, delete or rename this file and restart firefox afterwards.

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hello Jarfulous, this might happen when firefox is not able to properly save preferences in its profile folder due to a user.js file. in order to resolve it, please try this: click the menu button ≡ and then click help ? > troubleshooting information > profile folder - "show folder". then a new window will open up. in this window look out for a file named user.js, delete or rename this file and restart firefox afterwards.

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That did the trick, thank you!