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Search not working and when I right click on a link to open in a new tab, this doesn't work either.

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I noticed the other day that my search box quit working. Even when I go to options and click on search, it won't open up the tab for the search options. I noticed today that when I go to right-click on a link, it brings up a long list of options, but the only one I want to work is the "open link in a new tab." Unfortunately it doesn't work. I've run Spybot, Malwarebytes, and Microsoft Defender and what malware they found, it didn't fix the problem. I even tried Firefox in Safe Mode and refreshed it, but still having issues. Any help would be appreciated.

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hi, this is likely happening because something on your system has overwritten all the default search providers in firefox. in order to recover please download and reinstall firefox from https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/all/ on top of your existing version.

since this is a behaviour often caused by adware on a system, please also run a full scan of your system with different security tools like the free version of malwarebytes and adwcleaner.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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hi, this is likely happening because something on your system has overwritten all the default search providers in firefox. in order to recover please download and reinstall firefox from https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/all/ on top of your existing version.

since this is a behaviour often caused by adware on a system, please also run a full scan of your system with different security tools like the free version of malwarebytes and adwcleaner.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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Worked great...thanks for the help..