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I am on FF new BETA 64 bit version and when I open a new tab sometimes I hear music. Is this some kind of new feature or is it some other thing that is causing this on my PC...... Wins 7-64

I am on FF new BETA 64 bit version and when I open a new tab sometimes I hear music. Is this some kind of new feature or is it some other thing that is causing this on my PC...... Wins 7-64

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jscher2000 said

If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing.

The webpage that triggered sound for me was http://lotto.pch.com.

Removing the tile from the new tab page by clicking the little 'X' in the upper right of the offending tile fixes the problem. If you want to prevent the problem from happening on future tabs, you can prevent firefox from showing your recent tabs on the new tab page.

In the upper right hand corner of the new tab page is a gear icon. Click the gear icon and you have three options: "Show suggested and your top sites", "Show your top sites", and "Show blank page". Selecting "Show blank page" should solve the problem now and in the future.

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What are you using as your newtab page? What kind of music? Radio, elevator, ads . . . . . .

What are you using as your newtab page? What kind of music? Radio, elevator, ads '''. . . . . .'''
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You can check the browser.newtab.url pref on the about:config page and set that pref to your preferred new tab page.

  • the default new tab page with the tiles is about:newtab
  • the default home page is about:home
  • for a blank page you can use about:blank

The browser.newtabpage.enabled pref should be set to true to use the page set via browser.newtab.url as the new tab page.


Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem.

  • Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance
  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window

Do a malware check with several malware scanning programs on the Windows computer. Please scan with all programs because each program detects different malware. All these programs have free versions.

Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan.

You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.

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You can check the <b>browser.newtab.url</b> pref on the <b>about:config</b> page and set that pref to your preferred new tab page. * the default new tab page with the tiles is <b>about:newtab</b> * the default home page is <b>about:home</b> * for a blank page you can use <b>about:blank</b> The browser.newtabpage.enabled pref should be set to true to use the page set via browser.newtab.url as the new tab page. ---- Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode|Safe Mode]]</u> to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem. *Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance *Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes ----- Do a malware check with several malware scanning programs on the Windows computer. Please scan with all programs because each program detects different malware. All these programs have free versions. Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan. *Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:<br>http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php *AdwCleaner:<br>http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/<br>http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Removal-Tools/AdwCleaner.shtml *SuperAntispyware:<br>http://www.superantispyware.com/ *Microsoft Safety Scanner:<br>http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx *Windows Defender:<br>http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/using-defender *Spybot Search & Destroy:<br>http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html *Kasperky Free Security Scan:<br>http://www.kaspersky.com/security-scan You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller. *Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller:<br>http://support.kaspersky.com/5350?el=88446 See also: *"Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware

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Thanks to all you guys ... This might sound strange but what was happening was that my RealPlayer was running some of my music in the background and I just didn't notice it. Really dumb thing on my part but it was that simple.

Thanks to all you guys ... This might sound strange but what was happening was that my RealPlayer was running some of my music in the background and I just didn't notice it. Really dumb thing on my part but it was that simple.
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Well, that's one on everyone. Safe Surfing.

Well, that's one on everyone. Safe Surfing.
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I was having this same problem. I did notice that it was only when I opened a new tab. Then I noticed that my FlashGot media downloader icon would appear while the music was playing. While it was visible, I could see that the URL where it was getting the sound was a PCH Lotto page. I didn't have any PCH pages open.

Then, based on what was written above about new tabs, I looked at mine and found that my new tab settings said to "Show suggested and top sites". One of the top sites displayed was a PCH page. Once I removed it, the sounds stopped.

I was having this same problem. I did notice that it was only when I opened a new tab. Then I noticed that my FlashGot media downloader icon would appear while the music was playing. While it was visible, I could see that the URL where it was getting the sound was a PCH Lotto page. I didn't have any PCH pages open. Then, based on what was written above about new tabs, I looked at mine and found that my new tab settings said to "Show suggested and top sites". One of the top sites displayed was a PCH page. Once I removed it, the sounds stopped.
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Good to hear. Well done.

Good to hear. Well done.
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I am using Mac OS X 10.10.4 I believe the music comes from PCH Sweepstakes because I had just opened it and the exact same sound began there announcing their contests. It all seemed to start when I first opened PCH because Firefox did not have that sound until then. Then when I opened a new tab in firefox it ALSO SOUNDS THE EXACT SAME MUSIC.

I tried Restarting with AdOns Disabled, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode#w_how-to-start-firefox-in-safe-mode

But it comes back after a few tabs being opened. Please help its LOUD AND ANNOYING. It must be a bug. WHICH MALWARE CAN I USE WITH A MAC??

Fireworks, firecrackers and a fiddle playing "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again". ALL from PCH Sweepstakes.

1-800-645-9242 Publishers Clearing House 101 Winners Circle Port Washington, NY 11053-4016

I am using Mac OS X 10.10.4 I believe the music comes from PCH Sweepstakes because I had just opened it and the exact same sound began there announcing their contests. It all seemed to start when I first opened PCH because Firefox did not have that sound until then. Then when I opened a new tab in firefox it ALSO SOUNDS THE EXACT SAME MUSIC. I tried Restarting with AdOns Disabled, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode#w_how-to-start-firefox-in-safe-mode But it comes back after a few tabs being opened. Please help its LOUD AND ANNOYING. It must be a bug. WHICH MALWARE CAN I USE WITH A MAC?? Fireworks, firecrackers and a fiddle playing "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again". ALL from PCH Sweepstakes. 1-800-645-9242 Publishers Clearing House 101 Winners Circle Port Washington, NY 11053-4016

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Hi konagal1, I replied in your new question here: https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1073560

I think new tab thumbnails should be seen and not heard, so I find it strange and alarming that sound from a site plays on the page.

Firefox will make a pre-connection to a website on the new tab page if you mouse over it. That connection should be simply like holding a door open and should not actually retrieve any sound files. But in case that is somehow triggering the problem, you could turn off that feature using the steps in this article:

How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections

In the "Prefetching" section, scroll down to "Speculative pre-connections" for the steps to stop them. If anyone tries that, does it stop the problem?

If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing.

Hi konagal1, I replied in your new question here: https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1073560 I think new tab thumbnails should be seen and not heard, so I find it strange and alarming that sound from a site plays on the page. Firefox will make a ''pre-connection'' to a website on the new tab page if you mouse over it. That connection should be simply like holding a door open and should not actually retrieve any sound files. But in case that is somehow triggering the problem, you could turn off that feature using the steps in this article: [[How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections]] In the "Prefetching" section, scroll down to "Speculative pre-connections" for the steps to stop them. If anyone tries that, does it stop the problem? If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing.
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See also:

See also: *[[/questions/1071847]] How to block sound from pages listed in the new tab page
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jscher2000 said

If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing.

The webpage that triggered sound for me was http://lotto.pch.com.

Removing the tile from the new tab page by clicking the little 'X' in the upper right of the offending tile fixes the problem. If you want to prevent the problem from happening on future tabs, you can prevent firefox from showing your recent tabs on the new tab page.

In the upper right hand corner of the new tab page is a gear icon. Click the gear icon and you have three options: "Show suggested and your top sites", "Show your top sites", and "Show blank page". Selecting "Show blank page" should solve the problem now and in the future.

''jscher2000 [[#answer-757447|said]]'' <blockquote> If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing. </blockquote> The webpage that triggered sound for me was http://lotto.pch.com. Removing the tile from the new tab page by clicking the little 'X' in the upper right of the offending tile fixes the problem. If you want to prevent the problem from happening on future tabs, you can prevent firefox from showing your recent tabs on the new tab page. In the upper right hand corner of the new tab page is a gear icon. Click the gear icon and you have three options: "Show suggested and your top sites", "Show your top sites", and "Show blank page". Selecting "Show blank page" should solve the problem now and in the future.
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After opening a "New Tab" the sound started and played about 5 seconds then stopped as it usually does. I DID NOT SEE A PCH TAB ON THE NEW TAB SO IT MUST BE HIDDEN. THEN, The SECOND I clicked on "Show Blank Page" as Chosen Solution stated, the sound started again. So, upon opening another "New Tab" there was no sound. BUT, I would like to have at least my "Most Popular sites" on. When it does sound even and I CLOSE the New Tab page it continues until completed after the page is gone. I STILL WOULD LIKE TO USE MOST POPULAR SITES ON NEW TABS. NEED A DIFFERENT SOLUTION. It's like this bug cannot be defeated.

After opening a "New Tab" the sound started and played about 5 seconds then stopped as it usually does. I DID NOT SEE A PCH TAB ON THE NEW TAB SO IT MUST BE HIDDEN. THEN, The SECOND I clicked on "Show Blank Page" as Chosen Solution stated, the sound started again. So, upon opening another "New Tab" there was no sound. BUT, I would like to have at least my "Most Popular sites" on. When it does sound even and I CLOSE the New Tab page it continues until completed after the page is gone. I STILL WOULD LIKE TO USE MOST POPULAR SITES ON NEW TABS. NEED A DIFFERENT SOLUTION. It's like this bug cannot be defeated.

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SO FAR I DID RESET THE ABOUT CONFIG SELECTION TO 0 AND IT did NOT work. I thought it had because it seemed to be gone temporarily

jscher2000 SAYS: Firefox will make a pre-connection to a website on the new tab page if you mouse over it. That connection should be simply like holding a door open and should not actually retrieve any sound files. But in case that is somehow triggering the problem, you could turn off that feature using the steps in this article:

How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections

In the "Prefetching" section, scroll down to "Speculative pre-connections" for the steps to stop them. If anyone tries that, does it stop the problem?

If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing. </blockquote>

SO FAR I DID RESET THE ABOUT CONFIG SELECTION TO 0 AND IT did NOT work. I thought it had because it seemed to be gone temporarily jscher2000 SAYS: Firefox will make a ''pre-connection'' to a website on the new tab page if you mouse over it. That connection should be simply like holding a door open and should not actually retrieve any sound files. But in case that is somehow triggering the problem, you could turn off that feature using the steps in this article: [[How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections]] In the "Prefetching" section, scroll down to "Speculative pre-connections" for the steps to stop them. If anyone tries that, does it stop the problem? If anyone wants to share the destination URL of the tile causing this issue, it might be useful for testing. </blockquote>

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konagal1 said

After opening a "New Tab" the sound started and played about 5 seconds then stopped as it usually does. I DID NOT SEE A PCH TAB ON THE NEW TAB SO IT MUST BE HIDDEN.

Try pressing Ctrl- a few times until you can see 15 boxes on the page. It must be one of those boxes that isn't in the first 8, or however many you initially see.

''konagal1 [[#answer-758025|said]]'' <blockquote> After opening a "New Tab" the sound started and played about 5 seconds then stopped as it usually does. I DID NOT SEE A PCH TAB ON THE NEW TAB SO IT MUST BE HIDDEN.</blockquote> Try pressing Ctrl- a few times until you can see 15 boxes on the page. It must be one of those boxes that isn't in the first 8, or however many you initially see.
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Ctrl- [control minus] only zooms out the text on my Firefox. The tiles do not change size. To get 15 boxes I had to go full screen and hide a couple of toolbars.

You can leave your setting to show your top sites and just remove the one that causes the sound.

Ctrl- [control minus] only zooms out the text on my Firefox. The tiles do not change size. To get 15 boxes I had to go full screen and hide a couple of toolbars. You can leave your setting to show your top sites and just remove the one that causes the sound.
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AndyTampa said

Ctrl- [control minus] only zooms out the text on my Firefox. The tiles do not change size. To get 15 boxes I had to go full screen and hide a couple of toolbars.

You probably have zoom set to "Text Only." If you like, you can switch between Text Only zoom and Full zoom using either:

  • (menu bar) View > Zoom > Zoom Text Only (if you do not normally display the menu bar, you can tap the Alt key or press F10 to show it temporarily)
  • about:config => browser.zoom.full => double-click to switch between full (true) and text only (false)
''AndyTampa [[#answer-758083|said]]'' <blockquote> Ctrl- [control minus] only zooms out the text on my Firefox. The tiles do not change size. To get 15 boxes I had to go full screen and hide a couple of toolbars. </blockquote> You probably have zoom set to "Text Only." If you like, you can switch between Text Only zoom and Full zoom using either: * (menu bar) View > Zoom > Zoom Text Only (if you do not normally display the menu bar, you can tap the Alt key or press F10 to show it temporarily) * about:config => browser.zoom.full => double-click to switch between full (true) and text only (false)
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I have eliminated all but 5 of my favorite sites on the New Tab window with 3 only a gray box (only by clicking on the X). No PCH box. "Control -" did not do anything and I even reset zoom. (Maybe a Mac thing) Neither did option or command-. HOWEVER, I no longer hear the PCH theme song on opening a new tab SO FAR. I have the "about:Config" thing (sorry cannot remember the entire name) set to "0" So not sure what was the solution or if it will sneak back in.

I have eliminated all but 5 of my favorite sites on the New Tab window with 3 only a gray box (only by clicking on the X). No PCH box. "Control -" did not do anything and I even reset zoom. (Maybe a Mac thing) Neither did option or command-. HOWEVER, I no longer hear the PCH theme song on opening a new tab SO FAR. I have the "about:Config" thing (sorry cannot remember the entire name) set to "0" So not sure what was the solution or if it will sneak back in.

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Is this a legitimate website? Last time I communicated with Malwarebytes they said they were NOT creating a Mac version https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/

I ALSO SAW PEOPLE WERE HAVING PROBLEMS WITH FIREFOX AND MALWARE. Any suggestions. I have the Malwarebytes solution. https://support.malwarebytes.org/customer/portal/articles/2045743-i-m-still-seeing-problems-in-firefox-after-running-anti-malware-for-mac-what-should-i-do-?b_id=9511

Will that fix the malware problems with Firefox?

Is this a legitimate website? Last time I communicated with Malwarebytes they said they were NOT creating a Mac version https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/ I ALSO SAW PEOPLE WERE HAVING PROBLEMS WITH FIREFOX AND MALWARE. Any suggestions. I have the Malwarebytes solution. https://support.malwarebytes.org/customer/portal/articles/2045743-i-m-still-seeing-problems-in-firefox-after-running-anti-malware-for-mac-what-should-i-do-?b_id=9511 Will that fix the malware problems with Firefox?

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konagal1 said

"Control -" did not do anything and I even reset zoom. (Maybe a Mac thing) Neither did option or command-.

Sorry, I forgot you were on Mac. It is Command- to reduce zoom on Mac. You also could try the "3-bar" menu, which normally has a - button near the top to reduce zoom. The goal is to be able to see 15 placeholders on the page (the default setting is 5 columns and 3 rows; you see as many as will fit, but all 15 are being "drawn" on the page).

''konagal1 [[#answer-758110|said]]'' <blockquote> "Control -" did not do anything and I even reset zoom. (Maybe a Mac thing) Neither did option or command-. </blockquote> Sorry, I forgot you were on Mac. It is Command- to reduce zoom on Mac. You also could try the "3-bar" menu, which normally has a - button near the top to reduce zoom. The goal is to be able to see 15 placeholders on the page (the default setting is 5 columns and 3 rows; you see as many as will fit, but all 15 are being "drawn" on the page).
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Hi konagal1, if the music has stopped, and no PCH thumbnail appears after loading the site again, then most likely you hid it from the page successfully and will not be bothered by background loading any more. I certainly hope that is the case.

Although the hidden sites are listed in about:config, they are unrecognizable because Firefox assigns codes to them. If you look at the following preference, you'll see what I mean:

browser.newtabpage.blocked

I'm sure there is some way to look up those codes to see what sites they are, but I haven't found the motivation to find out how to do that.

Hi konagal1, if the music has stopped, and no PCH thumbnail appears after loading the site again, then most likely you hid it from the page successfully and will not be bothered by background loading any more. I certainly hope that is the case. Although the hidden sites are listed in about:config, they are unrecognizable because Firefox assigns codes to them. If you look at the following preference, you'll see what I mean: browser.newtabpage.blocked I'm sure there is some way to look up those codes to see what sites they are, but I haven't found the motivation to find out how to do that.
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Malwarebytes has aquired AdwareMedic and has released its first version of Anti-Malware for Mac.

No single program can detect and remove all possible malware, but if the program at least can detect the presence of malware then you can ask advice on how to remove it. You will just have to try out what it does in each case, just like on the Windows platform.

There are still the basic steps for Firefox to check extensions and other modifications to the Firefox profile folder (create a new profile; possibly safer than a reset) and possibly the Firefox application folder (trash the current version and download and install a fresh version).

Malwarebytes has aquired AdwareMedic and has released its first version of Anti-Malware for Mac. *http://www.adwaremedic.com/index.php No single program can detect and remove all possible malware, but if the program at least can detect the presence of malware then you can ask advice on how to remove it. You will just have to try out what it does in each case, just like on the Windows platform. There are still the basic steps for Firefox to check extensions and other modifications to the Firefox profile folder (create a new profile; possibly safer than a reset) and possibly the Firefox application folder (trash the current version and download and install a fresh version).