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Website won't go away after closing the tab AND restarting Firefox.

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I went to a website to watch a video, and when I was finished I closed the tab the website was on. When I was finished on my computer I shut down Firefox. Upon reopening Firefox later it restored the page. I do not know why it's doing this, and I cannot seem to get it to go away. I have cleared all my cookies/cache, etc. as well as doing a virus scan and nothing can tell me why this is happening. It's quite annoying, and I would like my browser to function properly. I have recently updated to the latest version of Firefox so everything is up-to-date. I'll take any suggestions anyone can throw at me because I am fresh out of ideas.

Thanks in advance.

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Hello, Thanks for letting us know about your problem. The problem can be fixed very easily. Just reset your Firefox and your problem may be solved. For resetting instruction, please see this article Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings

Please let us know if your problem can not be fixed by above mathod. Regards

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This happens in Safe Mode?

Try just restore your home page:

Other way, go to about:config, search for browser.startup.homepagechange its value to:

about:home - default page
about:blank - a blank page
url - a page that you want

Also:

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It's not the homepage that's doing it. It will load the homepage, and in a separate tab load this offending page. i should have been more clear, sorry.

As for safe mode, I will try this and see what happens. Thank you.

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Chosen Solution

Hello, Thanks for letting us know about your problem. The problem can be fixed very easily. Just reset your Firefox and your problem may be solved. For resetting instruction, please see this article Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons and settings

Please let us know if your problem can not be fixed by above mathod. Regards

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Just to update: i actually had done a reset of firefox, but it didn't work. For the life of me i cannot recall what I was looking at, but I saw a directory of different pages/cookies that were saved. Turns out that somehow the page in question had been set as a homepage even though my originally specified homepage was loading along with the "faulty" one. Not sure how or why they were both identified as the homepage, but I just reset it and it's back to normal. I think that in conjunction with the clearing of my data and a rest of firefox helped clear it up so it was all worth doing. thank you for the help =]