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Posted on 2011-09-26
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when I open a new tab in firefox, it comes up blank. How can I switch it to load google instead? I have google set to my home page along with experts exchange.com. however, when I open a new tab, I would like google to come up again.
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by:Kennyboy5
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Under Tools --> Options-->General Tab put in your homepage then under 'When Firefox starts' choose 'Show my home page' from the dropdown.

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by:Kennyboy5
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Ahh sorry, I see what you mean. Ignore my previous post
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by:geriatricgeek
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it is set like that. when I click on a new tab, it is a blank page. I want it to go to google.
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by:Brian Gee
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You might need to rely on plugins in order to accomplish what you're seeking...

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/newtaburl/
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I tried the bottom one and it worked great.
a couple of E's for effort.
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