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Firefox loads http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/central instead of home page

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I'm using virtual XP in WIN 7 . Every damn time I open Firefox. I get the "Thank you for downloading Firefox" crap. It loads ahead of my home page. I've ad-blocked it to no avail. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling. If I can't get this fixed this week, I'm going to switch browsers.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

After update to 8.0

Installed Plug-ins

  • npFFApi
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Netscape Network Object

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:8.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0

More Information

There is no help for this according to your site.

AJ Godinho 31 solutions 125 answers

Refer to this help article on How to Setup the Home Page.

If this still doesn't work, do the following:

  • in the address bar type "about:config";
  • click the button "I'll be careful I promise";
  • in the bar type "browser.startup.page";
  • right-click on it, and change the value to "0";
  • re-start your browser.

Hope this helps.