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Windows 7: Google toolbar firefox

22 Jul 2011   #1

 
 
Google toolbar firefox

Google have announced that they will no longer support google toolbar for firefox 5 onward.I have used google toolbar for years,the thing i like the most is the toolbar buttons.I have tried the bookmarks toolbar in firefox,but often it does not show the correct icon for the bookmarks i add,so its not much use to me.does anyone have any good alternatives to the toolbar buttons.It may seem a bit sad but browsing it not the same without them,they are there on display at all times,with normal bookmarks they are usualy behind a drop down menu.suggestions please.I am considering doing away with firefox altogether,and going back to IE9.There is no google toolbar for chrome so thats not an option.Now that firefox updates so quickly i have had nothing but problems with add ons.Iam currently running firefox 4 because side advisor does not work in 5.But im sure we will be forced to upgrade soon.sorry its such a long rant.but all these updates just cause so many problems.thanks for reading my rant.

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22 Jul 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I like google toolbar for the buttons to if you use this addon https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...orter/?src=api it will let you use some addons that are not compatible I am user google toolbar on FF 6 portable and it's working OK. And there is this addon to https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...ooglebar-lite/ it's a google toolbar lite
Jerry
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22 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That sucks to hear.

Google toolbar is the most used thing for me in firefox.
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22 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

That sucks. I love google toolbar. Why get rid of a good thing?
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24 Jul 2011   #5

 
 

Thanks for the replys,i am now testing samfind toolbar from firefox add ons,its the closest thing to googlebar i can find,am very impressed so far,it has all the buttons and rss feeds the google toolbar had,i have also installed an auto fill app and imported all my google bookmarks with gmarks
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25 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I am now using googlebar lite. It's ok, no predictive search like google but.
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