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Getting back old settings

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i am having a problem with the that tool bar is set up. my firefox updated and change the settings, i have a search engine by the tabs on the window that i cant get rid of. Also when i open a new tab that search engine is what open not the most opened windows page. How do i get rid of the search engine and set the most open window page as my new tab?

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philipp
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hello stawberry235, this sounds like a problem possibly caused by adware/malware on your pc. please go to firefox > addons > extensions & remove any suspicious entries (toolbars, things that you have not installed intentionally, don't know what purpose they serve, etc). also go to the windows control panel / programs and remove all toolbars or potentially unwanted software from there and do a full scan of your system with the security software that you have in place and/or a different tool like the free version of malwarebytes.

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afterwards you can also install the search reset addon - it will revert the most common customziations those adware programs do in firefox back to the default: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/searchreset/