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why does my fire fox keep openning to gmail?

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With Fire Fox my home page is Google, but when I open my browser it opens to Gmail instead of fire fox i want it to open to Google mu home page please help if you can?? Thanks Starsh 1.

With Fire Fox my home page is Google, but when I open my browser it opens to Gmail instead of fire fox i want it to open to Google mu home page please help if you can?? Thanks Starsh 1.

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Hello starsh1

Follow this KB to set your home page as you want :

[to set the home page]

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Your System Details list shows that you have a user.js file in the profile folder to initialize prefs each time Firefox starts.

The user.js file is only present if you or other software has created this file and normally it wouldn't be there. You can check its content with a plain text editor (right-click: Open with) if you didn't create this file yourself.

The user.js file is read each time Firefox is started and initializes preferences to the value specified in this file, so preferences set via user.js can only be changed temporarily for the current session.

You can delete possible user.js and numbered prefs-##.js files and rename (or delete) the prefs.js file to reset all prefs to the default value including prefs set via user.js and prefs that are no longer supported in the current Firefox release.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder:

Windows hides some file extensions by default. Among them are .html and .ini and .js and .txt, so you may only see file name without file extension. You can see the real file type (file extension) in the properties of the file via the right-click context menu in Windows Explorer.