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I keep getting a takeover on my home page screen, I set it to firefox as home page and then it works on occasion. Then this shows up on my home page

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Indefinite Articles Bellygraph Stone Magic Windward Road Runners Picobusiness Android Development Laboratory It is a rectangular box,centered on the screen. I tried to go back to my normal home page with the search bar in the middle of the screen and this will eventually takeover again , with no search bar on the page. Many times I have gone to resetting the default firefox home page,to no avail.

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You may have ad / mal-ware. Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.


Adblock Plus {web link} Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon {web link} Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon extends the blocking functionality of Adblock Plus to those annoying pop-up windows that open on mouse clicks and other user actions.

Forum; Adblock Plus Homepage {web link}

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Chosen Solution

You may have ad / mal-ware. Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.


Adblock Plus {web link} Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon {web link} Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon extends the blocking functionality of Adblock Plus to those annoying pop-up windows that open on mouse clicks and other user actions.

Forum; Adblock Plus Homepage {web link}

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Thank you for the information, I ran malware software and did find the problem.So far so good. Thank you once again. Paul

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Glad to help. Safe Surfing.