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How do I permanently Delete/Remove unwanted Search Engine's???

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I can not find anything in the Setting menu that will allow me to do this.

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open search engines with little arrow at the left then select Manage search engines highlight whatever you want and press Remove then click OK to save changes.


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This only works for the current session. If you Shutdown FireFox, then open it again later, all of those Bloody Search engines are still there. I only need one, and it sure is NOT Yahoo!! Bing is OK, and I have no use for eBay as a search engine. I need to get rid of those search engines that I do not use permanently!! Thank You for your suggestion though.

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Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).


Try to delete search.sqlite and search.json in the Firefox Profile Folder and repeat the deletion.