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Does anyone know the correct value for the keyword.url Google default in about:config?

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My Address Bar search has changed from the Google default to Yahoo and the Reset option provided under Help doesn't work. If I had the exact value to enter, I believe I could circumvent the issue.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== A month or two ago

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Chris Ilias
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116 solutions 1065 answers

According to your troubleshooting info, that preference is already set to the default. Have you read the What to do when searches take you to the wrong search website article?

cor-el
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10781 solutions 97024 answers

Chosen Solution

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Location_Bar_Search

Question owner

Thanks Chris and Cor-el. Cor-el, the article you provided had an answer that solved the problem!