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how to change the default search engine in the firefox 4 start page?

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I upgraded to firefox 4 on my windows 7 computer and the home page was automatically set to the firefox 4 about:home start page. The search engine is automatically set to avg secure search. I want to set it to google(like the old home page) but I dont see an option to change it. I am aware I could just find the url for the old start page and use that but it would be nice to use the new one. anyone know how to change it?

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@hitcola

There's a lot easier way to set Firefox to its default preferences, by using the Firefox SafeMode and selecting Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults
http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode

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hicola...until I saw your post...I had spent literally hours trawling through my PC ripping out anything that had hooks into AVG... Following your suggestion I found some strange config lines with no obvious connection to AVG ...& once I reset them to default...it seems I've killed the beast.

10 demerit points to Mozilla/Firefox for supporting this invasive rubbish...why they should set out to annoy 1000's of Firefox users..beats me....just would you set out to annoy users globally.

Thanks a lot.

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ALL - The CORRECT KB article on this may be found at http://kb.mozillazine.org/Keyword.URL.

All you need is there.

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Locking this thread, as it has gone off of the "owners" original topic, which is changing the about:home Search Engine.

Please use the "Ask a new question" hyperlink and start your own thread if you have a problem that you think is related to the various topics that were discussed in this thread.

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