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I downloaded the add-on that allows you to have your homepage when you open a new tab. However it still hasn't changed to google, and I have restarted Firefox?

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http://imgur.com/2K4m73A

This is the page that keeps appearing.

Installed Plug-ins:

  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5
  • Google Update
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
  • Detector for the Onlive Game Client
  • GEPlugin
  • 5.1.10411.0
  • NPWLPG
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_30 for Mozilla browsers

Operating System: Windows 7

Firefox version: 18.0

Thankyou!!

http://imgur.com/2K4m73A This is the page that keeps appearing. Installed Plug-ins: * Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502 * Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5 * Google Update * iTunes Detector Plug-in * BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In * Detector for the Onlive Game Client * GEPlugin * 5.1.10411.0 * NPWLPG * NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy * Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_30 for Mozilla browsers Operating System: Windows 7 Firefox version: 18.0 Thankyou!!

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5
  • Google Update
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
  • Detector for the Onlive Game Client
  • GEPlugin
  • 5.1.10411.0
  • NPWLPG
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_30 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.9.620
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0

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philipp
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hello, this looks like a problem possibly caused by adware 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.

Remove a toolbar that has taken over your Firefox search or home page

afterwards 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/

also, you don't need an addon to change the page that shows up on a new tab. to do this manually, enter about:config into the firefox location bar (confirm the info message in case it shows up), search for the preference named browser.newtab.url and double-click & change its value to www.google.com (or whatever site you want).

& finally -this also needs your attention: please update your plugins (some of them are out-dated & have security vulnerabilities that are actively exploited on the web).

hello, this looks like a problem possibly caused by adware 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. [[Remove a toolbar that has taken over your Firefox search or home page]] afterwards 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/ also, you don't need an addon to change the page that shows up on a new tab. to do this manually, enter '''about:config''' into the firefox location bar (confirm the info message in case it shows up), search for the preference named '''browser.newtab.url''' and double-click & change its value to '''www.google.com''' (or whatever site you want). & finally -this also needs your attention: please [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/ update your plugins] (some of them are out-dated & have security vulnerabilities that are actively exploited on the web).