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Twice in the past 2 days, 'Top Sites' PINNED Google Search & Amazon to my 'Top Sites' selections.

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Twice in the past 2 days, 'Top Sites' PINNED Google Search & Amazon to my 'Top Sites' selections.

I NEVER USE GOOGLE. I USE DUCK-DUCK GO.

I go to Amazon's Prime video site (not their main search) about once a week. There are many other sites I use more frequently.

So why is the GOOGLE and AMAZON search engine being PINNED to my top sites? I WOULD NEVER DO THAT.

WTH IS GOING ON? THIS IS NOT RIGHT.

Twice in the past 2 days, 'Top Sites' PINNED Google Search & Amazon to my 'Top Sites' selections. I NEVER USE GOOGLE. I USE DUCK-DUCK GO. I go to Amazon's Prime video site (not their main search) about once a week. There are many other sites I use more frequently. So why is the GOOGLE and AMAZON search engine being PINNED to my top sites? I WOULD NEVER DO THAT. WTH IS GOING ON? THIS IS NOT RIGHT.
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Are they the icons with the magnifying glass on them? These are shortcuts to built-in search engine plugins that were added to Top Sites a few versions ago.

To remove a preinstalled Top Site, hover your mouse pointer over the item until an icon of ••• appears in a circle, then click that and choose your preferred action:

  • Unpin: the icon may appear somewhere else in the list now or at a later time
  • Dismiss: the icon will be blocked from the page (this is recorded in the prefs.js file; if it's not remembered, see: How to fix preferences that won't save)

Does that work for you?

Are they the icons with the magnifying glass on them? These are shortcuts to built-in search engine plugins that were added to Top Sites a few versions ago. To remove a preinstalled Top Site, hover your mouse pointer over the item until an icon of &bull;&bull;&bull; appears in a circle, then click that and choose your preferred action: * '''Unpin''': the icon may appear somewhere else in the list now or at a later time * '''Dismiss''': the icon will be blocked from the page (this is recorded in the prefs.js file; if it's not remembered, see: [[How to fix preferences that won't save]]) <center><img src="https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2019-04-08-10-19-10-b83b9a.png" width="400"></center> Does that work for you?
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