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Autostarting web pages

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In an earlier version of Firefox I loved a certain function: When I typed a word into the browser bar Firefox would mosltly start the web-page that belonged to that word. ('yahoo' would open http://yahoo.com) Now I only see the google results...

Do I have to change something in the preferences or is it completely gone? Thanks in advance!!

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When I typed a word into the browser bar Firefox would usually start the web-page that belonged to that word.

Google "Browse by Name" (Automatically takes you to sites with a clear match, else performs a Google search) (default in Firefox 2)

Change the value of keyword.URL in your about:config to

http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=

See (external - search engine) about half way down for details.

If you are not familiar with about:config entries then this page wraps up the steps in simpler terms.

Okulungisiwe ngu David McRitchie