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I have done a fresh install and copied over my profile. Yahoo has become the default search. How do I change this please?

I actually tried different versions of Firefox but cannot find any option to change it.

One article said to change it in my preferences tab. But neither version has one - I am using a menu bar and there is no preferences option.

Your assistance would be appreciated.

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Use the 3-bar button on the Navigation Toolbar to open the Menu Panel, then open Options (gear button). In the Search Tab select the Search Engine that you want as you default.

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¡Hola!

Please check Change your default search settings in Firefox.

Let us know if this solves your question.

¡Gracias!

Okulungisiwe ngu alex_mayorga

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If you are using the menu bar, you can find the preferences by going to Tools > Options.

That will open the options tab and you can follow the steps provided in this Mozilla support article:

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Thanks Alex and Wesley for your replies.

Alex - that took me to the Thunderbird page.

Wesley - from tools >options I can't see any way to do it. On the toolbar there is no search box. On a new tab page there is just a search field with no search provider identified. No name, no logo, no drop down arrow either.

Any suggestions from here would be welcome.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Use the 3-bar button on the Navigation Toolbar to open the Menu Panel, then open Options (gear button). In the Search Tab select the Search Engine that you want as you default.

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Hi the-edmeister

Don't have 3 bar (hamburger button!

Thanks to everyone for the ideas.

I checked out toolbars and they are all installed - yet features were missing.

I hit the restore defaults button and the search box came back. Eureka! From there I could change the default search engine.