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Firefox browser can't be set as default??

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Hi, It appears as though Microsoft have made it mandatory to use Bing as my search engine overriding my Firefox browser. I have tried all the recommended fixes with no success. Can anybody help with this problem? Thank you, Clyde

Hi, It appears as though Microsoft have made it mandatory to use Bing as my search engine overriding my Firefox browser. I have tried all the recommended fixes with no success. Can anybody help with this problem? Thank you, Clyde

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager.
Hot key; (<Control> [Mac=<Command>] <Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions.
Remove “ Bing “ Anything.

Also remove SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine, securedsearch

Now do the same in the computer’s Programs Folder.

Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs.
Mac: Open the Applications folder.
Linux: Check your user manual.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager.
Hot key; (<Control> [Mac=<Command>] <Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions.
Remove “ Bing “ Anything.

Also remove SafeSearch, SearchAssist Incognito, FileConverter Addon, SearchLock, DiscreteSearch, WebSearch, Findwide Search Engine, securedsearch

Now do the same in the computer’s Programs Folder.

Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs.
Mac: Open the Applications folder.
Linux: Check your user manual.

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Thank you FredMcD. You are a genius!

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Glad to help. Safe Surfing.