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How do I remove a website as a startup every time I invoke the Firefox browser

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Every time I tap the Firefox browser to start a session one particular website that I went to a long time ago comes up as my startup screen I don't want this one I cannot find where to change the settings I would rather have my home screen as Google. Thank you to anyone who can help.

Every time I tap the Firefox browser to start a session one particular website that I went to a long time ago comes up as my startup screen I don't want this one I cannot find where to change the settings I would rather have my home screen as Google. Thank you to anyone who can help.

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Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

I did a search and i think isnt possible change home page, see:

but you can create shortcuts on your home page:

I did a search and i think isnt possible change home page, see: *[https://support.mozilla.org/pt-BR/questions/969365 /questions/969365] *[https://support.mozilla.org/pt-BR/questions/973091 /questions/973091] *[https://support.mozilla.org/pt-BR/questions/971017 /questions/971017] *[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/953363 /questions/953363] but you can create shortcuts on your home page: *[https://support.mozilla.org/kb/firefox-mobile-android-tutorials#w_create-a-bookmark-and-add-a-shortcut-on-your-home-screen Shortcuts on Home Page]
FredMcD
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Open a new window or tab. In the address bar, type About:Config. If a warning screen comes up, press the Be Careful button. This is where Firefox finds information it needs to run. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Enter browser.newtab.url and press enter. browser.newtab.url tells Firefox what to show when a new tab is opened. If you want, right click and select Modify. You can change the setting to;

about:home (Firefox default home page),
about:newtab (shows the sites most visited),
about:blank (a blank page),
or you can enter any web page you want.

The same instructions are used for the new window setting, listed as browser.startup.homepage.

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Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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Open a new window or tab. In the address bar, type '''''About:Config'''''. If a warning screen comes up, press the '''''Be Careful''''' button. This is where Firefox finds information it needs to run. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Enter '''''browser.newtab.url''''' and press enter. '''''browser.newtab.url''''' tells Firefox what to show when a new tab is opened. If you want, right click and select '''''Modify'''''. You can change the setting to;<BR><BR>about:home (Firefox default home page),<BR> about:newtab (shows the sites most visited),<BR> about:blank (a blank page),<BR> or you can enter any web page you want.<BR><BR> The same instructions are used for the new window setting, listed as '''''browser.startup.homepage'''''. ======================================== Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of. You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software: * [http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/default.aspx Microsoft Safety Scanner] * [http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/ MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware] * [http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208283363 TDSSKiller - AntiRootkit Utility] * [http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro/ Hitman Pro] * [http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/ ESET Online Scanner] [http://windows.microsoft.com/MSE Microsoft Security Essentials] is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one. Further information can be found in the [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware]] article. Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!