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Even after removing all the search engines except one, it adds Amazon , Google in the next run

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In a newly installed Firefox in ubuntu , I removed all the the search engines except the duckduckgo. While restarting I get two more search engines added to it which is Amazon & Google. Also after unboxing the search suggestions firefox suggests in the next run.

In a newly installed Firefox in ubuntu , I removed all the the search engines except the duckduckgo. While restarting I get two more search engines added to it which is Amazon & Google. Also after unboxing the search suggestions firefox suggests in the next run.

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FredMcD
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Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; (<Control> [Mac=<Command>] <Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions. Remove “ Amazon & Google “ Anything.

Also remove SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine

Now do the same in the computer’s Programs Folder.

Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. Mac: Open the Applications folder. Linux: Check your user manual.

Type '''about:addons'''<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; '''(<Control> ''[Mac=<Command>]'' <Shift> A) ''' In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select '''Extensions. ''' Remove “ Amazon & Google “ '''Anything. ''' Also remove SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine Now do the same in the computer’s '''Programs Folder. ''' '''Windows:''' Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. '''Mac:''' Open the '''Applications''' folder. '''Linux:''' Check your user manual.

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No addons installed. Please review the attached screenshot.

No addons installed. Please review the attached screenshot.

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While typing web address , firefox asks to search for "http" with these search engines. ( DuckDuckGo, Amazon, Google). Please review the screenshot attached. This screenshot could not able to capture using the regular "PrtSc" key. Actually this was taken as a photoshot using the mobile camera. So finally there are two problems to be rectified. 1) Search Engine Issue 2) Screenshot issue.

While typing web address , firefox asks to search for "http" with these search engines. ( DuckDuckGo, Amazon, Google). Please review the screenshot attached. This screenshot could not able to capture using the regular "PrtSc" key. Actually this was taken as a photoshot using the mobile camera. So finally there are two problems to be rectified. 1) Search Engine Issue 2) Screenshot issue.

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While typing web address , firefox asks to search for "http" with these search engines. ( DuckDuckGo, Amazon, Google). Please review the screenshot attached. This screenshot could not able to capture using the regular "PrtSc" key. Actually this was taken as a photoshot using the mobile camera. So finally there are two problems to be rectified. 1) Search Engine Issue 2) Screenshot issue.

While typing web address , firefox asks to search for "http" with these search engines. ( DuckDuckGo, Amazon, Google). Please review the screenshot attached. This screenshot could not able to capture using the regular "PrtSc" key. Actually this was taken as a photoshot using the mobile camera. So finally there are two problems to be rectified. 1) Search Engine Issue 2) Screenshot issue.
FredMcD
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Did you also check the computer’s Programs Folder?

Did you also check the computer’s Programs Folder?
McCoy
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Just in case the above doesn't fix the problem, would you please try this :

Type in the address bar about:config and press Enter (promise to be careful, if asked)

Type in the search bar and look for the preference :

browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches

and set its value to false

Then close and restart Firefox.

Just in case the above doesn't fix the problem, would you please try this : Type in the address bar '''about:config''' and press Enter (promise to be careful, if asked) Type in the search bar and look for the preference : '''browser.urlbar.oneOffSearches''' and set its value to '''false''' Then close and restart Firefox.