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get rid of the google search bar??


I want net neutrality. Google must go. I loaded Firefox on windows-xp and the Google search bar still comes up within Firefox. How do I GET RID OF GOOGLE??

I have used Firefox on Linux also on the same machine.

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webgrunt 0 solutions 1 answers

Simply right-click near where that search bar is, then click "customize." Drag the Google toolbar into the customize box that appears, and presto! It's gone.

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webgrunt, this thread posted about a year ago.

The Search bar is a not a Google search bar but rather it just had Google selected as the search engine at time.



Modified by James