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Google and Wikipedia, and possibly other search engines, have suddenly disappeared as choices in the Search Bar

I'm pretty certain that Google has also always been my default search engine when searching using the Address/Location bar, but it has been switched to Yahoo Search.

I attempted to follow the suggestion of opening the "Manage Search Engines" box and clicking on the "Restore Defaults" button, but that button is greyed-out and inactive. I then installed the SearchReset 0.2 Add-on, which was another recommended solution found in Firefox Help. This DID change my Home Page back to the defualt setting, and removed Yahoo as the search engine when using the Address Bar (although searching is now not possible at all there), but it didn't reset the Search Bar in any way, and Google and Wikipedia are still not listed as choices there. Also, Search Reset didn't uninstall itself, as it's still listed as an Add-on, even though the description on the SearchReset homepage says this will automatically occur.

I will also mention that at the same time the Search Bar difficulties began, the ForecastFox 2.2.2 add-on stopped working and disappeared from the Status Bar, but I was able to restore it by first disabling it, and then enabling it again. Also, before I was able to restore ForecastFox, Firefox would crash whenever I clicked on "Manage Search Engines", but this crashing has not happpened since ForecastFox was restored. Weird!

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