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Why does a Bing seach engine box come up when I open a new tab?

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When I open a new Tab, what used to be a blank page is now a page with a Search the Web box and it is branded "Enhanced by Bing."

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Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 (.NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; .NET4.0C) SearchToolbar/1.2

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the-edmeister
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Try disabling or uninstalling the SearchToolbar/1.2 extension and see if that stops.

Question owner

BINGO! That's the fix. Thanks for your help.