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Why has Firefox changed to showing US websites on search when I am based in the uK?

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Since installing the 'forget about browsing history button' Firefox automatically shows US websites instead of the previous UK ones.

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The forget button is build into Firefox, however in order to make sure that there has been no changes, did you originally download the US or UK build of Firefox? I do not think the two are related, however you can change the location of search in some search preferences. This can also be triggered by you IP address.

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The forget button is build into Firefox, however in order to make sure that there has been no changes, did you originally download the US or UK build of Firefox? I do not think the two are related, however you can change the location of search in some search preferences. This can also be triggered by you IP address.

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I don't know whether it's an oversight, but according to a check done the other day in the following thread, the en-GB build of Firefox 40 has a Google search plugin directed to .com: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=2954981

Maybe it was .co.uk before, or maybe Google used to redirect it, I don't know. For the moment, you might install a U.K.-directed search plugin from the following page and make that your default:

http://mycroftproject.com/google-search-plugins.html

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