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How do I make Google my default search engine within Firefox?

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How do I make Google my default search engine within Firefox?

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Where in Firefox?

There's 3 places in Firefox which you can do a search from. Location Bar, Search Bar, and the searchContainer on the about:home homepage,

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I am primarily interested in the "location" bar, however, the "search" bar info would also be appreciated.

Thanks for the reply.

Tim

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For the Location Bar you need to set the keyword.URL preference in Firefox 4 & 5.
https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Location%20bar%20search#w_changing-the-keyword-service

For the Search Bar, it's just a matter of selecting the Google search engine.
https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Search%20bar#w_switching-search-engines

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Thanks for the help.

This seems to be working okay for me now.