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How do I define the web location new tabs automatically open to?

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Every time I open a new tab, Firefox automatically labels the new tab "Browser Search Start" which displays this YAHOO search web page: http://www.browsersearch.org/

I would like to be able to define for myself what web location new tabs automatically open to.

How do I do this?

Thank you.

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Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

If it does work in Safe-mode then disable all extensions and then try to find which is causing it by enabling one at a time until the problem reappears.



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I followed the above technique on Firefox 3.6.17 on Mac OSX 10.5.8 PPC G5 and the culprit was a VeeHD plug-in that you have to enable to watch video on that site.

Just thought I'd spread the news.