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Each time I launch Firefox I have to reset my search engine. I would like to permanently set my search engine to Google. Via config settings?

Each time I launch Firefox I have to reset my search engine. I would like to permanently set my search engine to Google. Via config settings?

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Chandan_Baba 35 solutions 369 answers

Have you set up default search engine to Google from about:preferences#search ? If not, then select it from Search Engine settings .

You can do another thing : goto about:config from url and make the preference as false . browser.search.showOneOffButtons

Have you set up default search engine to '''Google''' from '''about:preferences#search''' ? If not, then select it from [http://mzl.la/18PmbBy Search Engine settings ] . You can do another thing : goto '''about:config''' from url and make the preference as '''false''' . ''' browser.search.showOneOffButtons'''
FredMcD
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Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; <Control>(Mac:<Command>)<Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions. Remove ******* Anything. Now do the same in the computers Programs Folder.

Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. Mac: Open the "Applications" folder. Linux: Check your user manual.

Type '''about:addons'''<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; '''<Control>''(Mac:<Command>)''<Shift> A)''' In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select '''Extensions.''' Remove ******* Anything. Now do the same in the computers Programs Folder. '''Windows:''' Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. '''Mac:''' Open the "Applications" folder. '''Linux:''' Check your user manual.
cor-el
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To what search engine does it change when you (re)start Firefox?

If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see:

To what search engine does it change when you (re)start Firefox? If you do not keep changes after a restart or otherwise have problems with preferences, see: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Preferences_not_saved