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In the latest firefox update, new tabs show -instead of the previously default blank page- a window of recently viewed pages. Before this was available, I had installed an 'addon' to allow this (called 'fvd speed dial'). It worked fine however I have since delete.d this as it is no longer needed but still loads the page where the addon was housed:'chrome://fvd.speeddial/content/fvd_about_blank.html'. I have reinstalled firefox yet the same problem still occurs. On the 'about:config' page I have found the setting 'browser.newtab.url' but do not know the default url. Is there any way to remedy this?

I will just add, I appologise if this is not the case with the new tab feature. It is all I have gathered from the firefox update page. Also, I do not want to, ideally, simply restore my settings as I have changed some of them (such as the search bar, that work fine.

I am on windows-xp, home edition. Not sure of what service pack.

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You can find all the internal URLs used by Firefox at about:about – user137430 Jul 8 '12 at 15:12

The new-tab url is

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Perfect, just tried it, thanks! – sebster Jul 8 '12 at 15:13
@sebster: Accept this answer by clicking on the check below the voting controls, so that we can see that this question has been correctly answered. – bwDraco Jul 8 '12 at 23:51

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