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how to change firefox start page search engine?or at least reset it to google

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some how Firefox star page search engine changed to Babylon "i loth it" ,so i want to reset the search engine to Google or something else

some how Firefox star page search engine changed to Babylon "i loth it" ,so i want to reset the search engine to Google or something else

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If you are talking about the search engine on the default about:home homepage, I don't thing I have seen anyone else post about it having been changed to Babylon - but that's not to say it couldn't happen.


Change the about:home search engine back to Google.

With the about:home homepage showing:
Firefox button > Web Developer -> Scratchpad -
copy and paste this script into Scratchpad > then hit Execute > Run

 
javascript:{localStorage["search-engine"]="{\"name\":\"Google\",\"searchUrl\":\"http://www.google.com/search?q=_searchTerms_&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a\"}";void(0);}
 
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Matt_G
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Hi Ad-jet,

Have you looked at our Home page and Search troubleshooting section? There is actually a few sections in there specifically about Babylon.

Hopefully this helps!

Hi Ad-jet, Have you looked at our [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-problems-your-home-page-or-search Home page and Search] troubleshooting section? There is actually a few sections in there specifically about Babylon. Hopefully this helps!
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If you are talking about the search engine on the default about:home homepage, I don't thing I have seen anyone else post about it having been changed to Babylon - but that's not to say it couldn't happen.


Change the about:home search engine back to Google.

With the about:home homepage showing:
Firefox button > Web Developer -> Scratchpad -
copy and paste this script into Scratchpad > then hit Execute > Run

 
javascript:{localStorage["search-engine"]="{\"name\":\"Google\",\"searchUrl\":\"http://www.google.com/search?q=_searchTerms_&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a\"}";void(0);}
 
If you are talking about the search engine on the default about:home homepage, I don't thing I have seen anyone else post about it having been changed to Babylon - but that's not to say it couldn't happen. ----- Change the '''about:home''' search engine back to Google. With the about:home homepage showing: <br /> Firefox button > Web Developer -> Scratchpad - <br /> copy and paste this script into Scratchpad > then hit Execute > Run <pre> <nowiki> javascript:{localStorage["search-engine"]="{\"name\":\"Google\",\"searchUrl\":\"http://www.google.com/search?q=_searchTerms_&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a\"}";void(0);} </nowiki> </pre>
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THANKS, I tried to get this fixed with babylon support, but all the tech are pathetic and they dont know shit. thank you so much

THANKS, I tried to get this fixed with babylon support, but all the tech are pathetic and they dont know shit. thank you so much