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When I open Firefox I get the message "This address is not valid". What does this mean?
I have just installed Firefox. When I try to open the program, I get the message "This address isn't valid". Why do I get this message? How do I correct Firefox so that it opens with my browser?
I do not understand the solutions. For someone new to Firefox, this is overwhelming. Ins't there someone that I can chat with.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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It sounds like a problem with your homepage setting.
Type about:preferences#general<enter> in the address bar.
There are two settings;
- When Firefox Starts
When the browser is started, what do you want to display. Many of us choose Show My Home Page.
- Home Page
When a new page is opened, what do you want displayed.
- Use Current Page. Use what ever page(s) are open at that time.
- Use Bookmark
- Restore To Default. about:home shows a Mozilla home page with tools.
You can use any of these that you wish;
about:home (Firefox default home page), about:newtab (shows the sites most visited), about:blank (a blank page),
or you can enter any webpage or about: page you want.
Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem.
- Switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools > Add-ons > Appearance
- Do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window
I do not understand the solutions. For someone new to Firefox, this is overwhelming. Ins't there someone that I can chat with.
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