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recently yahoo mail want me to make them my home page every time I log on

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Recently yahoo mail wants me to make them my home page I can not see my email until I close it down or agree. This happens every time, I did make it my home page and the message disappeared changed it back to my old home page and the message pops up. Is it firefox or yahoo causing the problem? and how do I stop it without making Yahoo my home page or changing my email.

Windows 7 latest firefox and yahoo.co.uk Regards

Recently yahoo mail wants me to make them my home page I can not see my email until I close it down or agree. This happens every time, I did make it my home page and the message disappeared changed it back to my old home page and the message pops up. Is it firefox or yahoo causing the problem? and how do I stop it without making Yahoo my home page or changing my email. Windows 7 latest firefox and yahoo.co.uk Regards

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Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.9 r900
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.45.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • 5.1.20913.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.04
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • Firefox 26.0
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/26.0/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • Anti-Banner 14.0.0.4837 (anti_banner@kaspersky.com)
  • Dangerous Websites Blocker 14.0.0.4837 (content_blocker@kaspersky.com)
  • FoxClocks 3.3.26 ({d37dc5d0-431d-44e5-8c91-49419370caa1})
  • Kaspersky URL Advisor 14.0.0.4837 (url_advisor@kaspersky.com)
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)
  • Virtual Keyboard 14.0.0.4837 (virtual_keyboard@kaspersky.com)
  • Norton Identity Safe Toolbar 2014.6.2.3 ({F04D2D30-776C-4d02-8627-8E4385ECA58D}) (Inactive)
  • Safe Money 14.0.0.4837 (online_banking@kaspersky.com) (Inactive)
  • Skype Click to Call 6.13.0.13771 ({82AF8DCA-6DE9-405D-BD5E-43525BDAD38A}) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

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  • driverDate: 12-16-2010
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  • driverVersion2:
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  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
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  • windowLayerManagerRemote: False
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 10

Modified Preferences

  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.search.update: False
  • browser.sessionstore.upgradeBackup.latestBuildID: 20131205075310
  • browser.startup.homepage: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4extra
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20131205075310
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 26.0
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 26.0
  • font.internaluseonly.changed: True
  • gfx.direct3d.last_used_feature_level_idx: 0
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  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1389713144
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 104858
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  • plugin.importedState: True
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  • storage.vacuum.last.places.sqlite: 1387282957

Misc

  • User JS: Yes
  • Accessibility: No
cor-el
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Note that your System Details List shows that you have a user.js file in the profile folder to initialize some prefs on each start of Firefox.

The user.js file is only present if you or other software has created it, so normally it wouldn't be there. you can check its content with a plain text editor if you didn't create this file yourself.

The user.js file is read each time you start Firefox and initializes preferences to the value specified in this file, so preferences set via user.js can only be changed temporarily for the current session.

Delete a possible user.js file and numbered prefs-##.js files and rename (or delete) the prefs.js file to reset all prefs to the default value including prefs set via user.js

If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see:

Note that your System Details List shows that you have a user.js file in the profile folder to initialize some prefs on each start of Firefox. The user.js file is only present if you or other software has created it, so normally it wouldn't be there. you can check its content with a plain text editor if you didn't create this file yourself. The user.js file is read each time you start Firefox and initializes preferences to the value specified in this file, so preferences set via user.js can only be changed temporarily for the current session. Delete a possible user.js file and numbered prefs-##.js files and rename (or delete) the prefs.js file to reset all prefs to the default value including prefs set via user.js If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved
Andrew
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Chosen Solution

Hello,

In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see How do I create a screenshot of my problem?

Once you've done this, attach the saved screenshot file to your forum post by clicking the Browse... button below the Post your reply box. This will help us to visualize the problem.

Thank you!

Hello, In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see [[How do I create a screenshot of my problem?]] Once you've done this, attach the saved screenshot file to your forum post by clicking the '''Browse...''' button below the ''Post your reply'' box. This will help us to visualize the problem. Thank you!