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how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

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how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

whenever i open a new tab using + sign on tab bar, a website appear , of which i do not have any knowledge. i just want the old setting back. this must be my or my friends wrongdoing. please help.

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

You can do that on the about:config page by resetting the browser.newtab.url pref via the right-click context menu.

See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

it worked. thanks a million

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

You can do that on the about:config page by resetting the browser.newtab.url pref via the right-click context menu.

See this article about the New Tab page (about:newtab):

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

it worked. thanks a million

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

But when i did it, it wont let me restart it. Please help!

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Re: how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see: