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Windows 7: FireFox Please help

12 Feb 2013   #1

windows 7 ultimate x 64bit
FireFox Please help

Hi i have been trying to get rid of the Yahoo search bar on my firefox i have looked in settings and add ons but cant find it anywhere to delete or remove

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12 Feb 2013   #2


It was likely installed along with another program (this can always be avoided in the future). Try the Programs and Features control panel and look for anything related to Yahoo and uninstall it.

Do you want to keep the ixquick search bar?
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12 Feb 2013   #3

windows 7 ultimate x 64bit

Hi yes i do want to keep the ixquick search bar

I have looked in the programs i have posted a few more shots and still cant find anything regarding Yahoo

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12 Feb 2013   #4


Ok, I know what to do now. I just had to be sure:
  1. Click the Yahoo icon/down arrow button
  2. Choose "Manage Search Engines..."
  3. Select "Yahoo"
  4. Click Remove
However, if this doesn't work or if the Yahoo search engine is not in there, then we'll keep at it until we get rid of it.

You can also switch between search engines with the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K, then use your up and down arrow keys.
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13 Feb 2013   #5

windows 7 ultimate x 64bit

Thanks your a star fixed up now
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13 Feb 2013   #6


You're welcome!
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