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The seach box has stopped working?

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The search function is no longer working? Hitting return or clicking on SEARCH does nothing.

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the-edmeister
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Are you referring to the Search box on the about:home homepage>

Or where?

cor-el
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What is the value of the browser.search.defaultenginename on the about:config page?

That should be Google.

Try to reset some preferences to the default with the SearchReset extension:

Note that the SearchReset extension only runs once and then uninstalls automatically, so it won't show on the "Firefox > Add-ons" page (about:addons).


If you do not keep changes after a restart then see: