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Firefox does not display home page upon opening but the open previous page

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Since the new Firefox V64.0, the homepage as set in settings, Options, Home, New tabs and pages does not work. My Homepage was always set to https://www.google.com/ but since the update Firefox always open the last page I was on, does not matter which page.

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Hello greenleader,

Just to make sure : Would you please go the 3-bar menu => Options => General Under 'Startup' make sure that 'Restore previous session' is unchecked.

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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/changes-toolbars-and-window-sizes-are-not-saved You may have corrupt xulstore.json or Localstore.rdf files.

Close Firefox. Open your file browser to this hidden location:

  • Mac: *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles
  • Linux: *~/.mozilla/firefox/Profiles
  • Windows: %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
  • *C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data
    \Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Search for the above files. Then rename or delete them. Restart Firefox.

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If I rename the file, then Firefox does not start. If I remove the file, then Firefox dos not start.

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That is odd. Firefox should recreate new files.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?


BTW, what is your homepage?

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Hello greenleader,

Just to make sure : Would you please go the 3-bar menu => Options => General Under 'Startup' make sure that 'Restore previous session' is unchecked.

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Thank you very much, McCoy. That does the trick. Why on earth would a new installation overwrite previous settings. Regards

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