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Post Posted October 28th, 2017, 12:14 pm

How can I control what appears on my screen when I click on NEW TAB? Right now I get a bar containing Local Weather, News, Recipes, Food Network, Yummy and Epicurios, plus a search bar in the middle of the screen, and below that, 8 icons. I don't want any of that stuff; all I want is a blank screen and a blank address bar.


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Post Posted October 28th, 2017, 12:17 pm

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Post Posted October 28th, 2017, 12:36 pm

I did that. NEW TAB still shows all that junk. Probably I don't know how to install this feature.


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Post Posted October 28th, 2017, 12:38 pm

See if this support article is helpful -- ... w-tab-page

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Post Posted October 28th, 2017, 1:45 pm

could be adware

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firefox new tab has tiles but upper right is a wheel to customize.


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Post Posted October 29th, 2017, 8:17 am

Probably not adware - some of the settings in about:config for the newtabpage are left unmentioned in the link DanRaisch post.
There are items besides the url as far as rows and column which can be zero'd.
There's a couple of threads in both the Support Forum and the General Forums which go into more detail.


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Post Posted October 30th, 2017, 12:49 pm

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