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New Tab Page – Mine is just gone it has been replaced with Avast search and I have all my top sites pinned and I would really like to have them back

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New Tab Page – show, hide and customize top sites......

I started my Firefox yesterday hit the + for new tab and all my pinned pages are gone and been replaced with avast search page. how do I get this restored

Thanks

New Tab Page – show, hide and customize top sites...... I started my Firefox yesterday hit the + for new tab and all my pinned pages are gone and been replaced with avast search page. how do I get this restored Thanks

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Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

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Hello,

First try restore your new tab, go to about:config search for browser.newtab.url change its value to about:newtab, then restart firefox, verify if your new tab page return to default.

Hello, First try restore your new tab, go to '''about:config''' search for '''browser.newtab.url''' change its value to '''about:newtab''', then restart firefox, verify if your new tab page return to default. *[http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config about:config]

Modified by Diego Victor

Question owner

Avast search page still comes up when you hit +New tab

Avast search page still comes up when you hit +New tab

Question owner

I am sorry it is AVG search page

I am sorry it is AVG search page
Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

In safe mode the page also appears?

In safe mode the page also appears? *[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Firefox in safe mode]

Question owner

yes AVG is still there

yes AVG is still there
Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

Try use this addon to reset the search page:

Try use this addon to reset the search page: *https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-BR/firefox/addon/searchreset/

Question owner

ok I have it back now... But all the sites I had pinned are gone. Is there any way to restore them?

ok I have it back now... But all the sites I had pinned are gone. Is there any way to restore them?
Diego Victor 658 solutions 4175 answers

Did you set Firefox to remember the history?

Try restore your last session:

Or try go to your profile backup it and create a new one then restore the data profile:

Did you set Firefox to remember the history? Try restore your last session: *[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time How do I restore my tabs from last time?] Or try go to your profile backup it and create a new one then restore the data profile: *[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data Profiles] *[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles Create a new profile]
Lynnanne 0 solutions 2 answers

On about:config window, how do I change the value to about:newtab?

On about:config window, how do I change the value to about:newtab?

Modified by Lynnanne