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how to remove  search conduit

Posted on 2014-03-11
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when I click a new tab in Firefox browser 27.0.1,....I see in address bar  default url comes as search dot conduit dot com .

How to remove this ?  I want to set google as home page when I click new tab.


you know , ....

I already have  uninstalled search conduit from Add/Remove programs in control panel.
I have  option > home page  [ google dot com ] in firefox
I don't have any search dot conduit  add-on in firefox.
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by:Gary
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There will be other programs like Search Protect that will also need removing - Conduit usually doesn't come by itself.
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by:cofactor
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There will be other programs like Search Protect that will also need removing - Conduit usually doesn't come by itself.

I have already uninstalled search protect from Add/Remove program - issue not resolved.
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dustock earned 500 total points
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In the URL type about:config and click enter.
Click ok to the warning
Scroll down to browser.newtab.url, if the value is search dot conduit dot com change it to your desired home page
Close the about:config and see if that fixed it.
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by:Gary
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If the above doesn't work then...
Click Help -> Troubleshooting
In the new tab click Reset Firefox
That should set everything back to a clean install.
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by:cofactor
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This solved my problem. Thanks
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