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Address Bar doesn't search with google after messing with settings
When I search with the address bar it no longer searches with Google. This started to occur after I messed with settings in the about:config page and in the firefox settings. It treats it like I'm searching "http://example" instead of just searching "example" in google search
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You can set the search engine via "Options/Preferences > Search" (about:preferences#search).
My default search engine is set, and I never touched the settings dealing with it. It has been set to Google and hasn't changed. If I search something along the lines of "Youtube", instead of going to a Google page of search suggestions, it will go to a page like this http://search.suddenlink.net/index.php?origURL=http%3A//youtube/&r=&bc=
It is taking my searches ot suddenlink recommended websites, even though my browser is set to Google as my default search engine.
Is that your ISP?
Yes, Suddenlink is my ISP. Nothing in the link has solved my issue either.
You likely have an ISP that automatically redirects you to a search page if a DNS look up fails. This takes the control from Firefox to do a search. You can contact your ISP and ask for a DNS server to opt-out of that feature. You can check if there is a link on the search results page to go to your ISP and opt-out. You can try alternative DNS servers like Google Public DNS (126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52) (ncpa.cpl).
I opted out, but now when I search with the address bar it goes to a "server not found" page.
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Is keyword.enabled still set to true if you check that on the about:config page?
You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue.
Yeah that seemed to be the problem. I thought it would have been something I edited in the about:config page. Thank you so much for your help!