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How can i delete pre-installed plugins/search engines?

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I did remove all search engines in the firefox settings expect duckduckgo. Then why are those other pre-installed ones still enabled? I dont want that, how can i remove them?

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I did remove all search engines in the firefox settings expect duckduckgo. Then why are those other pre-installed ones still enabled? I dont want that, how can i remove them? -screenshot below
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does the status "enabled" mean they are active and running?

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Firefox comes with a lot of search engines for various locales built-in that can't be removed.

  • resource://search-extensions/
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any reason why google, bing and amazon cant be removed, is it the money again? if i need a search engine i can simply add it no need to force it on me.

also, what this resource://search-extensions/ can i open this directory localy on the desktop or just in the browser?

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safebrowsing2.brave.com VS safebrowsing.brave.com ? does the 2 make any difference?

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Firefox_Beginner said

any reason why google, bing and amazon cant be removed, is it the money again?

These are compressed into a program file and it's not recommended to edit the file. Also, the file is updated frequently, so you would need to re-do the edits.

The built-in search engine extensions are just lists of URLs and parameters to use for searching. There's no other code running. If you want to take a look:

Firefox_Beginner said

safebrowsing2.brave.com VS safebrowsing.brave.com ? does the 2 make any difference?

I haven't used that site. Do you notice any difference? How did you end up visiting it on two different addresses?

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Ah thanks jscher2000, if there is no code active no reason to remove them. And.. @cor-el, wow i felt somewhat stupid right now.

I edited google safe browsing and replaced it with brave safe browsing, thanks to help from andmagdo.

But some settings remain with google, i wish to replace them aswell with brave but cant find any information on that. Where would i possibly find a solution?

browser.safebrowsing.provider.google4.advisoryURL https://developers.google.com/safe-browsing/v4/advisory

browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.advisoryURL https://developers.google.com/safe-browsing/v4/advisory