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how do I disable ask serch engin and install google serch engin


When I updated Firefox it switched my search engine from Google to ASK , how can I get Google back?

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finitarry 157 solutions 2175 answers

Click the icon in the search box and choose Google from the list.

SafeBrowser 550 solutions 2392 answers
  1. Remove Ask Toolbar (if you have it installed):
  2. Reset your home page (if the Ask search page is displayed when starting Firefox): http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page
    • You can reset to the default by clicking "Restore to default" on Options > General > Startup > Home page. Be sure to set "When Firefox starts" to "Show my home page" on that same panel.
  3. Reset your Location Bar search engine (if typing a few words in the URL/Location Bar takes you to Ask search):
  4. If Ask is shown in your Search Bar and you want to remove it:

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Not related to your question, but...

You need to update some plug-ins: