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How do I change the default page that comes up with a new Tab?

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When ever I open a new Tab I get a search page labled, "New browser tab" with a search box that says "powered by ask. I want my new tab to display my home page. How do I get this to happen?

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Did you install the NewTabURL extension?

You probably need to set that page in the Options of the NewTabURL extension in Tools > Add-ons > Extensions

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cor-el
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A new tab opens by default as a blank tab (about:blank).
If that isn't the case then an extension has changed that behavior.


You can look at this extension:

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OK it's nice to know that it can be done, but just where exactly can I find that options page? If I go to Tools => Options I can not find any option there that allows me to set the default tab url.

cor-el
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Chosen Solution

Did you install the NewTabURL extension?

You probably need to set that page in the Options of the NewTabURL extension in Tools > Add-ons > Extensions

springnuts 0 solutions 3 answers

I got this - the culprit was the Foxit .pdf creator toolbar.

Regards,

Springnuts.

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