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How to get rid of MyStartSearch

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"MyStartSearch" has replaced Google in the search window on the right top. How to get rid of it?

Chosen solution

In order to change the default search engine or the order of search engines in the top right search box in Firefox, please perform the following steps:

  1. Move the mouse cursor inside the search box at the top right of the Firefox window and click the down arrow next to the provider's logo.
  2. If you would like to select another search engine, simply pick the engine from the dropdown list.

In order to change the order of the search engines, do this:

  1. From the dropdown list, select Manage Search Engines....
  2. In the upcoming window, you have all your search engines listed. To change the order, simply click one search engine and then select Move up or Move down from the buttons on the right side in order to change the order of the search engines.
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Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

one or two days ago - I'm not shure.

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.3 r300
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Nexus Personal Plug-Ins
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Npdsplay dll

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:14.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/14.0.1

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Tobbi
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Chosen Solution

In order to change the default search engine or the order of search engines in the top right search box in Firefox, please perform the following steps:

  1. Move the mouse cursor inside the search box at the top right of the Firefox window and click the down arrow next to the provider's logo.
  2. If you would like to select another search engine, simply pick the engine from the dropdown list.

In order to change the order of the search engines, do this:

  1. From the dropdown list, select Manage Search Engines....
  2. In the upcoming window, you have all your search engines listed. To change the order, simply click one search engine and then select Move up or Move down from the buttons on the right side in order to change the order of the search engines.

Question owner

Fast help, easy to follow even for me that not is familiar with the "computer language" - I'm 75.

cor-el
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See also:

IncrediMail Help Center: How do I remove IncrediMail MyStart from my Firefox Internet Browser?