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Windows 7: Firefox 8.0 - Show Google on new Tab

11 Nov 2011   #1
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Firefox 8.0 - Show Google on new Tab

Hi All,

Does anyone know how to configure firefox so that it opens google when I open a new tab?

Firefox version is 8.0.
I know its an old version but I don't like the styling of the new one so I dont want to update it.


Thanks


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11 Nov 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hello there, install TabMix add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir.../tab-mix-plus/

Go to Firefox button and select Addons.In Add-ons Manager click on TabMix and select Options.
There do this :
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After that when you open new tab Google should be opened.


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11 Nov 2011   #3
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks StalkeR, thats awesome .


Dave
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11 Nov 2011   #4
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

My pleasure. Glad that helped you.
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11 Nov 2011   #5
slurp812

windows seven
 
 

Or if google is your home page, you could just middle click the home button...
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12 Nov 2011   #6
Vic123

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Thanks StalkeR! I've been all over the net without success not even associating W7 with Google. Something said "It won't hurt" and voila... good as new!
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12 Nov 2011   #7
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome Vic!
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12 Nov 2011   #8
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I did something on Firefox so that I could type searches in the address bar. I forgot how I did it. When looking for the procedure I found something better. This lets you type an abbreviation for the search engine, then the search term, in the Firefox address bar like you can in Chrome:

Google Chrome’s Omnibar in Firefox

I thought it may be of interest since you can access all your search plugins.
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