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why does the browser open 2 tabs when i go online?

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Every time I open firefox it opens two tabs for my homepage

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Every time Firefox opened

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Check your home page settings. You can open multiple home pages. The pages are separated by a "|" keyboard character. See: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page

Other Issues: to correct security/stability issues

Update Java: your version 1.6.0.18; current version 1.6.0.20 (important security update 04-15-2010) (Windows users: Do the manual update; very easy.) See: Updating Java Do the update with Firefox closed.

Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox: your version 10.0 r42; current version 10.0 r45 See: Updating Flash -download and SAVE to your hard drive (save to Desktop for easy access) -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -double-click on the Adobe Flash installer you just downloaded to install it -when the Flash installation is complete, start Firefox, and test the Flash installation here: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507&sliceId=1

  • NOTE: On Vista and Windows 7 you may need to run the plugin installer as Administrator by starting the installer via the right-click context menu if you do not get an UAC prompt to ask for permission to continue (i.e nothing seems to happen). See this: http://vistasupport.mvps.org/run_as_administrator.htm
  • NOTE for IE: Firefox and most other browsers use a Plugin. IE uses an ActiveX version of Flash. To install the IE ActiveX Adobe Flash Player, same instructions as above, except use IE to download the ActiveX Flash installer.