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why don't i immediately go to a search page when i open firefox

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when I click on firefox i have to click file to open a search page. It used to take me there immediately

when I click on firefox i have to click file to open a search page. It used to take me there immediately

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See - How to set the homepage - to set whatever you want as your Homepage.

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jscher2000
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Is a blank tab displayed, or is the main body of the Firefox window missing completely?

Could you check your start-up / home page setting and see whether it has changed from what you had before?

Firefox menu > Preferences > General > "When Firefox starts"...

Is a blank tab displayed, or is the main body of the Firefox window missing completely? Could you check your start-up / home page setting and see whether it has changed from what you had before? Firefox menu > Preferences > General > "When Firefox starts"...
the-edmeister
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Chosen Solution

See - How to set the homepage - to set whatever you want as your Homepage.

See - [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page How to set the homepage] - to set whatever you want as your '''Homepage'''.

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thanks a lot but all of a sudden it's working again ???

thanks a lot but all of a sudden it's working again ???