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Hi, I don't have the googles pages numbers at the end, they are still showing in safari, thanks 63.0 firefox is up to date
Hi all, just removing the search updater brought back the real google, my bank account and my linkedin, just one question, the alternate search engines I removed were checked by default right? For Next time I update FF please post screenshot where is the manual option. Big kiss to jscherRead this answer in context 👍 0
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Hi dona, the address bar of your results page is not on Google, some other site is receiving your search request. So your search got hijacked somehow. Let's see if we can clean it up.
Step 1: Cleanse Add-ons
Thank you for sharing your add-ons list. The extension Search Updater could be the problem.
You can view, disable, and often remove unwanted or unknown extensions on the Add-ons page. Either:
- Command+Shift+a (Windows: Ctrl+Shift+a)
- "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons
- type or paste about:addons in the address bar and press Enter/Return
In the left column of the Add-ons page, click Extensions.
Then cast a critical eye over the list on the right side. Any extensions Firefox installs for built-in features are hidden from this page, so everything listed here is your choice (and your responsibility) to manage. Anything suspicious or that you just do not remember installing or why? If in doubt, disable (or remove).
Step 2: Update your Default Search Settings
Once problem add-ons are removed, this is the next step. It involves a visit to the Preferences page. See: Change your default search settings in Firefox.
Hi Jscher, I didnt install search updater, shoud I remove it right? I did something silly I searched my linked in and it was blank. was it a real person? so I searched this mozilla forum too! I hope it's the real forum!
If you have an add-on you do not remember installing, then I say don't trust it. Get rid of it.
It’s very sad, but many software downloaders/ installers will trick you into installing not only their program, but other programs as well.
You have heard of the fine print in shady contracts, right? Well, some installers you need to look at the itsy bitsy teeny weeny fine print.
You are thinking you are giving the installer permission to install the program you want by using the recommended option. But if you use the Manual Option Instead, you discover all kinds of stuff that you do not even know what it is or what it does.
From now on, everyone needs to Use The Manual Option to put a stop to this.
Note that these programs can also change browser/computer settings.
Hi all, just removing the search updater brought back the real google, my bank account and my linkedin, just one question, the alternate search engines I removed were checked by default right? For Next time I update FF please post screenshot where is the manual option. Big kiss to jscher
Alternative search options
Firefox comes with some additional search engine options, including Bing, DuckDuckGo, and various specialized ones. You can check or uncheck those as you wish.