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how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

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whenever i open a new tab using + sign on tab bar, a website appear , of which i do not have any knowledge. i just want the old setting back. this must be my or my friends wrongdoing. please help.

whenever i open a new tab using + sign on tab bar, a website appear , of which i do not have any knowledge. i just want the old setting back. this must be my or my friends wrongdoing. please help.

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You can do that on the about:config page by resetting the browser.newtab.url pref via the right-click context menu.

See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

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You can do that on the about:config page by resetting the browser.newtab.url pref via the right-click context menu.

See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

You can do that on the <b>about:config</b> page by resetting the <b>browser.newtab.url</b> pref via the right-click context menu. See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab): *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/new-tab-page-show-hide-and-customize-top-sites

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it worked. thanks a million

it worked. thanks a million
Justice_Gurl1234 0 solutions 1 answers

But when i did it, it wont let me restart it. Please help!

But when i did it, it wont let me restart it. Please help!
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If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see:

If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved