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while iwas installing firefox goggle? was installed? with out asking?

while iwas installing firefox goggle? was installed? with out asking?

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bill4 said

while iwas installing firefox goggle? was installed? with out asking?

Hi,

Because Google is (again) Firefox's default search engine.

See : https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/firefox-features-google-as-default-search-provider-in-the-u-s-canada-hong-kong-and-taiwan/

And : http://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-back-its-firefoxs-default-search-engine-again-after-mozilla-ends-yahoo-deal/

And also : https://9to5google.com/2017/11/20/google-default-search-mozilla-firefox-2017/

However : one doesn't have to use Google - everybody is free to choose their default search engine.

See : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-your-default-search-settings-firefox

''bill4 [[#question-1212274|said]]'' <blockquote> while iwas installing firefox goggle? was installed? with out asking? </blockquote> Hi, Because Google is (again) Firefox's default search engine. See : https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/11/14/firefox-features-google-as-default-search-provider-in-the-u-s-canada-hong-kong-and-taiwan/ And : http://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-back-its-firefoxs-default-search-engine-again-after-mozilla-ends-yahoo-deal/ And also : https://9to5google.com/2017/11/20/google-default-search-mozilla-firefox-2017/ However : one doesn't ''have'' to use Google - everybody is free to choose their default search engine. See : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-your-default-search-settings-firefox