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  cruiser2 11:31 24 Feb 2009

How do I alter the home page for my browser, Mozilla Fiefox on my computer. I want it to show the ASK search engne when I open the window. At present it is showing the AOL/Talktalk one which I do not want.
Have Windows Xp and talktalk as my ISP

  User-1229748 11:33 24 Feb 2009

at the bottom of ask page "make ask my homepage"

  cruiser2 17:00 25 Feb 2009

Hi smackheadz,
How do I do what you suggest? I have tried typing it, and saving it but nothing seems to happen.

  Sea Urchin 17:05 25 Feb 2009

In Firefox click Tools menu and Options - Main tab and select When Firefox Starts Show My Home Page. In the Home Page URL type the address of the Ask search engine and click OK. Close Firefox then re-open.

  cruiser2 11:11 26 Feb 2009

Sea Urchin,
Thank you.
Have done what you suggest and Ask is now my home page

  Sea Urchin 14:09 26 Feb 2009

Good to hear it worked

  Stuartli 15:13 26 Feb 2009

If you have the problem again and wish to correct it, this time have the Ask page already open as needed for your home page.

Then go to Tools>Options>Main tab and click Use Current Page.

Sometimes the keying in of the URL works, but other times it doesn't (it won't at all normally with IE as it reverts back to the page on display if not the one required), so you need to have the actual home page open and to select Use Current Page.

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