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Is it possible to have the new tab page appear by default when Firefox starts?

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Can Firefox be set to display the new tab page when starting the browser? In Options > General, the only choices under "When Firefox starts" is show the home page, a blank tab, or restore previous session.

Alternately, can the new tab page be set as the home page?

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Set "When Firefox starts" to "Show my home page", and "Home Page" to "about:newtab".

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Set "When Firefox starts" to "Show my home page", and "Home Page" to "about:newtab".

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You can add "about:newtab" to the Firefox shortcut on the desktop.

  • "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" "about:newtab"