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How do I fix this problem with firefox being associated to open a link?


bsqueals

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Just bought a laptop running windows 8. When I opened google using firefox, I clicked 'sure' when asked if I wanted to install the google search app on the start screen, then on the page that followed, when I clicked 'view app in windows store', I was asked to associate a program to open the link to the store, I naively, it seems, associated firefox. However, this prompted a never-ending succession of tabs being constantly opened in firefox and I had to use taskmanager to shut it down. I can't find any way of unassociating or disassociating to correct this issue, Anybody have any suggestions please?

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Jock1e

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Will they be in your add ons in Firefox.

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Jock1e

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Or maybe check applications in Firefox see if in there.

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Jock1e

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You could try clicking Help on Toolbar.

Click on troubleshoot information, And on the right you can press reset which resets Firefox to it's original sate.

Now I have never tried it but I have done it a few times on I/E so I would imagine it should work Ok.

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bsqueals1

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@Jock1e

Thank you so much, that worked perfectly. (resetting Firefox) Fantastic, well done!

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