Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Unwanted Tab "Launchpage.org" opening everytime I open firefox

  • 2 replies
  • 1 has this problem
  • 12 views
  • Last reply by FredMcD

more options

Hello firefox users. an Unwanted Tab "Launchpage.org" is opening everytime I open firefox. im pretty sure this is malware but can'r remove it/find anything related to it in control panel/browser settings, tried to trouble shoot through google but no help. it opens up even if ive saved google as my homepage.

please lemme know if this can be fixed without resetting firefox to defaults

All Replies (3)

more options

its something like this and opens every time i open firefox in a new tab

https://launchpage.org/?uid=oTlCGKjdgxpsXutylONXA1EkmdLnDqwKNwPSSAExjGyehxZ4YWizlTTZSjls77wMWi8%3D

Helpful?

more options

https://www.bing.com/search?q=remove+Launchpage.org+virus


You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

Helpful?

more options

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-set-the-home-page

Type about:config<enter> in the address bar. If a warning screen comes up, press the I Accept the Risk button. At the top of the screen is a search bar. Type browser.startup.homepage

What is the value? Right-click and select Reset to restore its default value; about:home

Helpful?

Ask a question

You must log in to your account to reply to posts. Please start a new question, if you do not have an account yet.