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How can I change the google home page from http://www.google.com.pr/webhp?hl=es-419 to http://www.google.com/webhp? I will not use the puerto rico home page.

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Good evening. I live in Puerto Rico and recently installed Firefox. The google search page that the browser assigns to me is http://www.google.com.pr/webhp. This page comes up in spanish, which I have no use for, and is for Puerto Rico.

I will not use this google page. In MS Explorer I changed the default google page to http://www.google.com/webhp and this page takes me to google US. How can make this change in Firefox? If I cannot change it I will delete Firefox.

Thanks.

Jose R Gonzalez San Juan Puerto Rico

Additional System Details

Sites Affected

http://www.google.com.pr/webhp

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Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0

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Changing url to http://www.google.com/webhp

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Helpful Reply

Try to clear the Google cookies from both those sites if you have any and click the link to go to "Google.com in English" at the bottom of the Google page if you get the wrong locale after going to www.google.com

Such a choice is saved in a cookie on your computer, so you need to make an allow exception for Google to keep that cookie or you need to repeat the steps.