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When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it back to how it used to be?

Thanks in aadvance for any help.

When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it back to how it used to be? Thanks in aadvance for any help.
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Hi, type about:config into the address bar, press Enter, accept the warning, scroll down to browser.newtab.url and make sure 'Value' is set to about:newtab (right click to change it).

Hope that works.

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Chosen Solution

Hi, type about:config into the address bar, press Enter, accept the warning, scroll down to browser.newtab.url and make sure 'Value' is set to about:newtab (right click to change it).

Hope that works.

Hi, type '''about:config''' into the address bar, press Enter, accept the warning, scroll down to '''browser.newtab.url''' and make sure 'Value' is set to '''about:newtab''' (right click to change it). Hope that works.

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pacman46 said

When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it back to how it used to be? Thanks in aadvance for any help.

thanks for your quick reply. Sorted straight away.

''pacman46 [[#question-1050829|said]]'' <blockquote> When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it back to how it used to be? Thanks in aadvance for any help. </blockquote> thanks for your quick reply. Sorted straight away.