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How do I get Firefox to open with my Outlook home page?

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Per Mozilla Help, I opened the Outlook website I want for my Firefox homepage. This is my old hotmail home page, which Microsoft has now changed to Outlook. I dragged and dropped its address to the Home button. The drag and drop seemed to work, but I could not find a "Yes" to click. Firefox still tries to open with my old hotmail home page. Firefox displays "Server not found, can't find ...." I deleted, downloaded and reinstalled Firefox, but it still remembers my old hotmail address that it can't find. I need to know how to get this old address out of Firefox and replace it with my new Outlook address. I imagine thousands of other ex-hotmailers are hacked off about this, too.

Per Mozilla Help, I opened the Outlook website I want for my Firefox homepage. This is my old hotmail home page, which Microsoft has now changed to Outlook. I dragged and dropped its address to the Home button. The drag and drop seemed to work, but I could not find a "Yes" to click. Firefox still tries to open with my old hotmail home page. Firefox displays "Server not found, can't find ...." I deleted, downloaded and reinstalled Firefox, but it still remembers my old hotmail address that it can't find. I need to know how to get this old address out of Firefox and replace it with my new Outlook address. I imagine thousands of other ex-hotmailers are hacked off about this, too.

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the-edmeister
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See - [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page How to set the homepage]
cor-el
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Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

You can remove all data stored in Firefox from a specific domain via "Forget About This Site" in the right-click context menu of an history entry ("History > Show All History" or "View > Sidebar > History") or via the about:permissions page.

Using "Forget About This Site" will remove all data stored in Firefox from that domain like bookmarks, cookies, passwords, cache, history, and exceptions, so be cautious and if you have a password or other data from that domain that you do not want to lose then make a note of those passwords and bookmarks.

You can't recover from this 'forget' unless you have a backup of the affected files.

It doesn't have any lasting effect, so if you revisit such a 'forgotten' website then data from that website will be saved once again.

Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems. "Clear the Cache": *Firefox/Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now" "Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems: *Firefox/Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies" ---- You can remove all data stored in Firefox from a specific domain via "Forget About This Site" in the right-click context menu of an history entry ("History > Show All History" or "View > Sidebar > History") or via the about:permissions page. Using "Forget About This Site" will remove all data stored in Firefox from that domain like bookmarks, cookies, passwords, cache, history, and exceptions, so be cautious and if you have a password or other data from that domain that you do not want to lose then make a note of those passwords and bookmarks. You can't recover from this 'forget' unless you have a backup of the affected files. It doesn't have any lasting effect, so if you revisit such a 'forgotten' website then data from that website will be saved once again.