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How can I delete the extensions that come with version 88: Big, wilki, ebay, google that are not related to add-ons and themes? I can disable with other software but do not delete them because it is on firefox 88!

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ntanure zei</p>

How can I delete the extensions that come with version 88: Big, wilki, ebay, google that are not related to add-ons and themes? I can disable with other software but do not delete them because it is on firefox 88!

hmm try downloading firefox from a trustworthy source ntanure

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Hi ntanure, those are built-in search engines. They are packaged as extensions. There's no way to remove them from the program, but you can uncheck them in the Search Shortcuts box so they don't show up on menus.

Change your default search settings in Firefox

If you're curious what I mean about being packaged as extensions, you can see them on the source code site. Here's Bing as an example:

https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/components/search/extensions/bing

The manifest.json file of each search engine extension lists the results URL and the suggestions URL.

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You can inspect the built-in search engines in Firefox 68 and newer by pasting this URI in the location bar.

  • resource://search-extensions/
  • you can open "about://" and resource:// pages via the location/address bar
    These protocols are used to access special pages