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How do I stop Welcome to Firefox 3.6.3 page from opening every time I start Firefox.

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How do I stop Welcome to Firefox 3.6.3 page from opening every time I start Firefox.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== When Firefox 3.6.3 was installed

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Gecko default plugin
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • Unity Web Player lets you experience dazzling interactive 3D right in your browser. For more information, visit Unity .
  • npmnqmp 071701000001
  • Snowtape RadioURL Support Plugin
  • iPhoto6
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.0
  • 3.0.40818.0
  • RealPlayer Plugin
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • DivX Web Player version 2.0.0.263
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r42
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
3.6.3
Profile Directory
Show in Finder
Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
Name
Version
Enabled
ID
AOL Radio Toolbar 5.27.1.4886 true {6ad56361-628f-471b-8f9d-4c338973a87d}
Free TV Bar Toolbar 2.5.6.0 true
StumbleUpon 3.63 true
Modified Preferences
Name
Value
accessibility.browsewithcaret true
browser.history_expire_days.mirror 180
browser.places.importBookmarksHTML false
browser.places.importDefaults false
browser.places.leftPaneFolderId -1
browser.places.migratePostDataAnnotations false
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion 2
browser.places.updateRecentTagsUri false
browser.startup.homepage http://www.foxnews.com/
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone rv:1.9.2.3
browser.tabs.warnOnClose false
dom.event.contextmenu.enabled false
extensions.lastAppVersion 3.6
javascript.options.showInConsole true
keyword.URL http://search.conduit.com/ResultsExt.aspx?ctid=CT2319576&SearchSource=2&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated true
network.protocol-handler.warn-external.dnupdate false
places.last_vacuum 1268509338
print.macosx.pagesetup-2 PD94bWwgdmVyc2lvbj0iMS4wIiBlbmNvZGluZz0iVVRGLTgiPz4KPCFET0NUWVBFIHBsaXN0IFBVQkxJQyAiLS8vQXBwbGUvL0RURCBQTElTVCAxLjAvL0VO…
print.print_bgcolor true
print.print_bgimages true
print.print_command
print.print_downloadfonts false
print.print_evenpages true
print.print_footerleft
print.print_footerright
print.print_headerleft
print.print_headerright
print.print_in_color true
print.print_margin_bottom 0.5
print.print_margin_left 0.5
print.print_margin_right 0.5
print.print_margin_top 0.5
print.print_oddpages true
print.print_orientation 0
print.print_pagedelay 500
print.print_paper_data 0
print.print_paper_height 11.00
print.print_paper_size_type 1
print.print_paper_size_unit 0
print.print_paper_width 8.50
print.print_printer
print.print_reversed false
print.print_scaling 1.00
print.print_shrink_to_fit true
print.print_to_file false
print.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom 56
print.print_unwriteable_margin_left 25
print.print_unwriteable_margin_right 25
print.print_unwriteable_margin_top 25
privacy.clearOnShutdown.downloads false
privacy.clearOnShutdown.formdata false
privacy.clearOnShutdown.sessions false
privacy.cpd.downloads false
privacy.cpd.formdata false
privacy.cpd.sessions false
privacy.item.cookies true
privacy.item.downloads false
privacy.item.formdata false
privacy.item.sessions false
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs true
privacy.sanitize.promptOnSanitize false
security.warn_entering_weak false
security.warn_viewing_mixed false

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Helpful Reply

See this article for some suggestions: Firefox says it's just updated every time it starts - how to fix

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved and How to fix preferences that won't save

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