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Firefox starting in German with home page I didn't choose

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Beginning just a few hours ago, Firefox is starting up in German, which I don't read, with a home page I didn't choose, as shown in the attached image. I've tried going thru the options to change this but nothing seems to help. I restarted my computer (Windows 10) and no difference. The version is 78.3.1esr (64-Bit) and says it is up to date. How can I get back to English and no home page (just an empty tab is my preferred startup)? Thanks for any assistance. (I tried searching for a problem like this in the help and came up empty.)

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Something seems to have gone wrong with the desktop shortcut that starts Firefox, but by looking thru the settings I have no idea what. I copied a different one that still worked and the problem is gone (for now at least).

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The best thing would be to download the current and install it again. Firefox; Extended Support Release {web link} ESR Notes System Requirements

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Something seems to have gone wrong with the desktop shortcut that starts Firefox, but by looking thru the settings I have no idea what. I copied a different one that still worked and the problem is gone (for now at least).

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That was very good work. Well Done.

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Do you only have one Firefox version installed or do you possibly have more than one version installed like 32-bit and 64-bit ?

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I did. When I just now uninstalled the 64-bit version, the uninstaller ran in German. So it must have somehow gotten switched to that.

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