When you open Firefox, by default your is displayed. Your home page might be a commonly-visited web site, a search engine, or perhaps your email account, but the choice is up to you. You can change your home page or choose to display a different page or set of pages on startup in this section.
When Firefox starts
By default, when Firefox starts it opens your home page (listed in the textbox immediately below), which corresponds to the Show my home page option. Alternately, you can choose to display a blank page on startup (perhaps to eliminate the time required to load that page from the Internet) by selecting the Show a blank page option.
If you've set Firefox to show your home page when you start Firefox, you specify your home page by typing it here. You can also click any of the buttons below the textbox to choose a special home page:
This section contains options preferences determining how Firefox downloads files
Show the Downloads window when downloading a file
With this preference selected, Firefox will open the when you start downloading a file.
Close it when all downloads are finished
Select this to have Firefox close the Downloads window when all downloads currentlyin progress finish.
Save files to
By default downloaded files are automatically saved to the Desktop,eliminating the hassle of specifying a download location for every file you download. You can choose a different folder by clicking the button.
Always ask me where to save files
With this optionpreference selected, Firefox will ask you where you would like to save every downloaded file (instead of using the default location specified above).
Always check to see if Firefox is the default browser
Select this option if you want Firefox to check whether it is the default browser at startup. This will ensure Firefox is used whenever an application tries to display a web page. You can also click the Check Nowbutton to do a check right now.
To install or uninstall, update or configure add-ons, click theManage Add-ons button to open the Add-ons manager. This is also accessible from Tools > Add-ons.