Anti-spam with the new tab page...

I hid the new tab page, and after I did I got spam whenever I opened a new tab... I changed the new tab to open the home page of firefox and it fixed the problem... However, I want to be able to open a blank tab...


OK, so it seems that you have probably an add-on or malicious software on your computer, turning the tabs.

Try resetting Firefox. Refresh Firefox – reset settings and Add-ons.

Download and install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, run a full scan.

Download and launch TDSSKiller

Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials (no not official approval, but I personally recommend MSE as a great permanent anti-virus)

Check all Windows updates.

Then, follow the same steps that I posted above to change the tab to a new page.

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