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How to delete "22find" starting page, popping-up when changing "Tabs"

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Whenever I access any "tab", enters "22find portal de sites" link as starting page. How can I delete this ? The "Start Icon" > Search does not find anything. (Sorry for poor english - portuguese is my language.

Whenever I access any "tab", enters "22find portal de sites" link as starting page. How can I delete this ? The "Start Icon" > Search does not find anything. (Sorry for poor english - portuguese is my language.

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Try to reset some preferences to the default with the SearchReset extension:

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

If you do not keep changes after a restart then see:

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finitarry 224 solutions 3171 answers

If you want a blank tab, enter about:config into the address bar, hit the return key on the keyboard, and change this setting:

browser.newtab.url - change to about:blank

If you want a blank tab, enter about:config into the address bar, hit the return key on the keyboard, and change this setting: browser.newtab.url - change to about:blank
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Chosen Solution

Try to reset some preferences to the default with the SearchReset extension:

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

If you do not keep changes after a restart then see:

Try to reset some preferences to the default with the SearchReset extension: *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/searchreset/ Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode|Safe Mode]]</u> to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes). *Don't make any changes on the Safe mode start window. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes If you do not keep changes after a restart then see: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Preferences+are+not+saved
ileder 0 solutions 1 answers

Go to Add ons - Extensions and remove Proxy tool (by 22find).

Go to Add ons - Extensions and remove Proxy tool (by 22find).
PauloL 1 solutions 11 answers

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Hi,

To remove 22find.com do the following:

  1. Enter “about:config” in url bar in order to open settings page;
  2. Write “Keyword.url” in the search box. Right click it & reset it.
  3. Write “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it.
  4. Write “browser.search.selectedengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it.
  5. Search for ‘browser.newtab.url’. Right-click and reset.

Very often more than one browser is affected by hijackers like 22find.com, if you need to remove it from other browsers, follow these 22find.com removal instructions.

Hi, To remove 22find.com do the following: # Enter “about:config” in url bar in order to open settings page; # Write “Keyword.url” in the search box. Right click it & reset it. # Write “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it. # Write “browser.search.selectedengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it. # Search for ‘browser.newtab.url’. Right-click and reset. Very often more than one browser is affected by hijackers like 22find.com, if you need to remove it from other browsers, follow these [http://www.2-viruses.com/remove-22find-com-redirect 22find.com removal instructions].