How do I stop Firefox from using the address bar as a google search field?
When I type a non URL phrase into the address bar, such as "big dog", it connects with Google search. I don't want to connect to Google without asking. Is there a way to stop this default behavior? Or at least change the default search engine?
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Search the web from the address bar has lots of information on this. If the steps here don't work for you or aren't clear enough, please visit that article.
1. In the Location bar, type about:config and press EnterReturn. * The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. Click I'll be careful, I promise!, to continue to the about:config page. 2. Search for the preference keyword.enabled. 3. Double-click the keyword.enabled preference to toggle it between true and false. * false disables Internet Keyword searches. * true enables Internet Keyword searches.
Every time I type anything on my pc Goggle pops up like its doing right now. Its driving me crazy. Pleasssssssssse help me make it stop. I can't take it any more.