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SafeSearch Locked

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Hi, just decided to daily drive Firefox today and I have a little problem. SafeSearch is locked for me and I have no idea how to unlocked it, my Firefox on iPhone seems to be fine so it's not network issue.

Hi, just decided to daily drive Firefox today and I have a little problem. SafeSearch is locked for me and I have no idea how to unlocked it, my Firefox on iPhone seems to be fine so it's not network issue.

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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 SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine, securedsearch

Now do the same in the computer’s Programs Folder.

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

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FredMcD said

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 SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine, securedsearch Now do the same in the computer’s Programs Folder. Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. Mac: Open the Applications folder. Linux: Check your user manual.

I don't have all of those on extension and can't find it on uninstall program as well

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R1ester said

I don't have all of those on extension and can't find it on uninstall program as well

My post said to 'remove' them.

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.