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Firefox does not let me select amazon.com as search engine

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I would like to use the amazon.com (and wikipedia.com) search engine and keyword. But since I have installed a non-English version of Firefox (or maybe because the default language of my OS is non-English), I get defaulted to amazon for a different country (and the Wikipedia for that language).

How do I get the US / international version as default?

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Hi shiin, Can you check "Webpage Language Settings" in your Options? Just search "Choose your preferred language for displaying pages" and click "Choose" and move up English language? rebug

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Thank you for the suggestion. Unfortunately, that didn't make a change.

Note that from the description I also wouldn't expect it to make a change (at least not for Amazon) since it's different Amazon webstores (US vs other country) not just a different language version of the same store.

I assume that Firefox gets money from amazon to be listed and that my version of Firefox hardcodes the amazon store for that country vs. the US version.

--Dennis

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Does this also happen if you install the en-US version with a language pack for your local/preferred user interface language ?

You can install a search engine of your preferred language.

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