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Windows 7: Firefox Search Engine

29 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
Firefox Search Engine

I have used Google Toolbar on Firefox for a couple of years. I got a Firefox Update today and Google is no longer compatible with Firefox. I have tried a few other search engines like Bing and they are also not compatible. What Search Engine Toolbar do you have on Firefox? Thanks,

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29 Aug 2012   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

I don't use none..
Did you try reinstalling the google toolbar?
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30 Aug 2012   #3

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

I am still using the Google toolbar with FF 15.

I used this to use it How to Enable Google Toolbar in Firefox 10, 11, 12 and 13

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30 Aug 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

i dont use a search toolbar in firefox, never have.
i have google homepage as my new tab ,i dont like the most visited sites showing in a new tab.
the google homepage has all the google links i need like google images ,youtube , it has my g+ links also and on the homepage i can see any notifications for g+ if im signed in.

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30 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

Everytime Firefox gives me a new version, my settings get messed up.
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30 Aug 2012   #6

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
What Search Engine Toolbar do you have on Firefox? Thanks,

But I don't use the toolbar.

I go to a Google bookmark instead, where I have more flexibility and control over my search than is available from the toolbar.

Re Firefox. Quit updating it automatically or it will drive you crazy with stuff like this or broken add-ons, etc.

Those fools are now updating probably once a month.

May be time to consider the competition. I am.
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30 Aug 2012   #7

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

I used to use Firefox until I had constant freezes and crashes. Never used a toolbar in my life. I just set Google to my homepage. Once I got fed up with Firefox I went to Google Chrome. I didn't like it at first, but now it's amazing and I've gotten used to it. I doubt I'd be able to go back.
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