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Why does the "Home" button open another set of tabs ontop of my existing?

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when I use an existing tab to go to another web site and then want to return to my original tabs I hit the home button and instead of reloading all my home screen tabs it opens another set of tabs along with the ones that are currently up. IE ,I have -5- tabs that open on start up. If I hit the home key I will then have -10- whci are duplicates of the one that are up. In IE the home key just takes me back to the tabs that open on start up. Do I have something set wrong?? I am a new user of Firefox. Thanks!!

when I use an existing tab to go to another web site and then want to return to my original tabs I hit the home button and instead of reloading all my home screen tabs it opens another set of tabs along with the ones that are currently up. IE ,I have -5- tabs that open on start up. If I hit the home key I will then have -10- whci are duplicates of the one that are up. In IE the home key just takes me back to the tabs that open on start up. Do I have something set wrong?? I am a new user of Firefox. Thanks!!

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When you hit the Home button the active tab is reloaded with the first of your homepages and the other 4 homepages will open in new tabs; IE does that differently. Sorry, there is no setting in Firefox to change that action. There might be an add-on available to change that action, but I can't point you to it as I am comfortable with the current way Firefox does that (but then again I only have 2 homepages).