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I have no URL bar, only a search engine bar. Where's the address bar?

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I am looking for an address bar where you type in the URL or IP address, and are magically taken to that address (E.g. http/www.VOA.gov would take you that address)

The address bar also displays the current page that one is viewing.

What I have is a bar that is a search engine that takes me a search results page. I have to search for the address by hunting by selecting "page info" from the "Tools" tab.

No luck with fixes from the forums.

I am looking for an address bar where you type in the URL or IP address, and are magically taken to that address (E.g. http/www.VOA.gov would take you that address) The address bar also displays the current page that one is viewing. What I have is a bar that is a search engine that takes me a search results page. I have to search for the address by hunting by selecting "page info" from the "Tools" tab. No luck with fixes from the forums.

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  • Go to "View > Toolbars" and check-mark "Menu Bar" with a click on it to make that permanent. See Restore the Menu bar in Firefox).
  • Make sure that you have the "Navigation Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Toolbar" visible: "View > Toolbars"
  • If items are missing then see if you can find them in the "View > Toolbars > Customize" window
  • If you see the missing item in the Customize window then drag it back from the Customize window onto one of the toolbars.
  • If, in "View > Toolbars > Customize", you do not see that item then click the "Restore Default Set" button

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All those "bars" are checked in toolbars.

What I have is a search engine bar and not a URL bar. I put a URL address or IP address in it, and I get the results from a Google search.

Thanks for trying.

Cheers !

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So, did you check the View > Toolbars > Customize window to see if you can find the URL bar in that window and drag it back on the Navigation toolbar?

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Yep. All the toolbars are checked. In Customized Toolbars, there is no URL/Address?Location bar choice.

The localstore.rdf has been deleted as per your suggestion. Still no URL bar anywhere.

Puzzled.

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Just to be sure that you found the Firefox Profile Folder:

  • Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder
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Yep. the Profiles folder in Firefox is where I found the localstore.rdf file. I deleted it as per your suggestion. Still no URL bar.