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Suddenly MSN homepage loads in FF

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#1 pcblues


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 12:16 AM

Hello :)


No clue how this happens , Firefox is my default browser , always set to open in  "blank page" but  now each time I start or wake laptop from sleep , msn homepage opens automatically.

When I go to options in FF it  still shows " blank page" !

I am on Win 8.1 64 bit Lenovo laptop .

Internet Explorer is always disabled , but had to load it briefly a few days ago , because of some issues with an other program.. however when I check in Windows Features it is unchecked and not running in services & doesn't show in Task manager.


In Task Manager  I see :

Windows Explorer

Windows Log On Application

Windows Session manager

Windows Start Up Application


Looked in "Internet Options" but I get Internet Properties and no options for deleting /changing home page.

I'd appreciate some help with this..


Thanks in advance . :). cheers



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#2 britechguy


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 10:14 AM

Have you tried setting it to something else, like "Start where I left off," opening a bunch of tabs, exiting, and restarting to see if that works?


It could be an issue with either your FF profile or, possibly, FF cache.  I'd clear cache first to see if that helps and, if not, I'd switch the setting, make sure to go at least one cycle or two with the new setting, then switch it back.

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#3 pcblues

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 09:56 PM

Hello :)


Thanks for the response , it was very annoying and intrusive , done a system restore and it's gone ! :dance:

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