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Making default search in homepage having restore previous session option to google

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Hello. Recently i installed yahoo messenger but later uninstalled it. After that am getting this problem that my default search in fox's homepage has been changed to yahoo instead of google. Am talking about the search box situated in restore previous session option page. I want to know how to change this back to google. Thanks in advance.

Hello. Recently i installed yahoo messenger but later uninstalled it. After that am getting this problem that my default search in fox's homepage has been changed to yahoo instead of google. Am talking about the search box situated in restore previous session option page. I want to know how to change this back to google. Thanks in advance.

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Hi viggiavu

try the excellent SearchReset add-on , the add-on uninstalls itself after making the "job".


thank you

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Hi viggiavu

try the excellent SearchReset add-on , the add-on uninstalls itself after making the "job".


thank you

Hi viggiavu try the excellent [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/searchreset/ SearchReset add-on] , the add-on uninstalls itself after making the "job". thank you
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If there is a problem with searching via the default about:home page then try to reset the search engine used on the about:home page.

Reset the browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone pref via the right-click context menu to the default on the about:config page and close and restart Firefox to restore the about:home page to its default.

  1. Open the about:config page via the location bar
  2. Type in the Filter bar: mstone
  3. Right-click the browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone line and select: Reset
  4. Close and restart Firefox

If this didn't help then delete the delete the chromeappsstore.sqlite file in the Firefox Profile Folder and repeat the above.

If there is a problem with searching via the default about:home page then try to reset the search engine used on the about:home page. Reset the <b>browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone</b> pref via the right-click context menu to the default on the <b>about:config</b> page and close and restart Firefox to restore the about:home page to its default. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config #Open the <b>about:config</b> page via the location bar #Type in the Filter bar: mstone #Right-click the browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone line and select: Reset #Close and restart Firefox If this didn't help then delete the delete the chromeappsstore.sqlite file in the Firefox Profile Folder and repeat the above.