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Address Bar doesn't search with google after messing with settings

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When I search with the address bar it no longer searches with Google. This started to occur after I messed with settings in the about:config page and in the firefox settings. It treats it like I'm searching "http://example" instead of just searching "example" in google search

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Is keyword.enabled still set to true if you check that on the about:config page?

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue.

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You can set the search engine via "Options/Preferences > Search" (about:preferences#search).

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My default search engine is set, and I never touched the settings dealing with it. It has been set to Google and hasn't changed. If I search something along the lines of "Youtube", instead of going to a Google page of search suggestions, it will go to a page like this http://search.suddenlink.net/index.php?origURL=http%3A//youtube/&r=&bc=

It is taking my searches ot suddenlink recommended websites, even though my browser is set to Google as my default search engine.

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Yes, Suddenlink is my ISP. Nothing in the link has solved my issue either.

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You likely have an ISP that automatically redirects you to a search page if a DNS look up fails. This takes the control from Firefox to do a search. You can contact your ISP and ask for a DNS server to opt-out of that feature. You can check if there is a link on the search results page to go to your ISP and opt-out. You can try alternative DNS servers like Google Public DNS (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) (ncpa.cpl).

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I opted out, but now when I search with the address bar it goes to a "server not found" page.

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Is keyword.enabled still set to true if you check that on the about:config page?

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue.

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Yeah that seemed to be the problem. I thought it would have been something I edited in the about:config page. Thank you so much for your help!

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You're welcome