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Google search bar suddenly not working?

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A few days ago, my google search bar (in the upper left corner) stopped working. I type in a search and hit enter, and I get a 404 Not Found error page (this is it's address: Written underneath 404 Error Not Found is "nginx/1.2.6", if that means anything to anyone. I tried a few basic fixes I've seen on the forums, like resetting caches. All other search options, like yahoo and bing, still work, but not google. How can I fix this?

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if his is Google software you should ask them about the problem. Some Google software was deprecated not long ago. Basically modern browsers offer the features and so Google had no need to.

Firefox has a Google search bar, with options to use alternative search engines. By default that is on the right and next to your addressbar.

NOTE Firefox has a recent change and all Firefox searches now are usually configured to use only the search engine currently selected in the search bar. Look at the search bar and change the selected search engine (use the down arrow,does that help ?)

It is possible you have malware or adware.

Edit ? gmail or google site problem ?

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