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Windows 7: How to change Firefox address bar search provider?

27 Nov 2010   #1
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 
How to change Firefox address bar search provider?

Hello!
Please tell me how do i change Firefox address bar search provider? My favorite search provider is Google.com but now my Firefox address bar default search provider is ask.com so how do i change it?



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27 Nov 2010   #2
roban

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

On your search bar there is a drop down arrow right next to the icon. Click this and choose your provider.
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27 Nov 2010   #3
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
On your search bar there is a drop down arrow right next to the icon. Click this and choose your provider.

Which search bar you mention No 01 or No 02, i want change no 02 (address bar) default search provider? (Ask to Google)





But I'm not telling that! I sad that how to change address bar default search provider.
Thanks any way try to help me!
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27 Nov 2010   #4
yowanvista

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by killer bee View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
On your search bar there is a drop down arrow right next to the icon. Click this and choose your provider.

Which search bar you mention No 01 or No 02, i want change no 02 (address bar) default search provider? (Ask to Google)





But I'm not telling that! I sad that how to change address bar default search provider.
Thanks any way try to help me!
Here is a tutorial for this: How To Change The Firefox Address Bar Search Provider

Or just Remove Ask Search from Control Panel
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28 Nov 2010   #5
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by killer bee View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
On your search bar there is a drop down arrow right next to the icon. Click this and choose your provider.

Which search bar you mention No 01 or No 02, i want change no 02 (address bar) default search provider? (Ask to Google)





But I'm not telling that! I sad that how to change address bar default search provider.
Thanks any way try to help me!
Here is a tutorial for this: How To Change The Firefox Address Bar Search Provider

Or just Remove Ask Search from Control Panel

Thanks it works after adding "http://www.google.com/search?q=" to "about:config" > "keywordURL "!
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