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How do I change the Default Home Page in Firefox?

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I am trying to set the Default home Page to one of my own choosing because so many applications change the default to one of THEIR choice and it's a pain. I tried using the registry in IE but that only works for earlier versions and I cannot find how to do it at all in Firefox. I have looked through the %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ folder and cannot see anything to allow this (save for some programmer spells default as DEFUALT)!

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TonyE
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This link shows how to do this - https://support.mozilla.com/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page