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Unable to change default search engine

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For some reason I have lost all my saved preferences and now my default search engine is set to wikipedia. I want to change it but when I go to the options page, wikipedia search is the only option and I can't see a way to replace it?

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dave_hurd said

I want to change it but when I go to the options page, wikipedia search is the only option and I can't see a way to replace it?

Hello Dave,

That must be annoying (to say the least).

What happens when, at the bottom of 'One-click Search Engines', you click on 'Restaure Default Search Engines'  ?

If that still doesn't bring back the other search engines, would you please take a look at this article :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

(you may also need to read this article for the other preferences you've lost)

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dave_hurd said

I want to change it but when I go to the options page, wikipedia search is the only option and I can't see a way to replace it?

Hello Dave,

That must be annoying (to say the least).

What happens when, at the bottom of 'One-click Search Engines', you click on 'Restaure Default Search Engines'  ?

If that still doesn't bring back the other search engines, would you please take a look at this article :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

(you may also need to read this article for the other preferences you've lost)

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Fixed thanks!

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dave_hurd said

Fixed thanks!

    My pleasure - have a nice weekend !

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