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Changing the search engine in the firefox address bar or Change Address Bar Search Provider

There is always a problem in firefox when you install any software without any caution it will  install a toolbar and also a default search in the address bar of the FireFox browser. Sometimes it leads to uninstall the brower. To avoid that we have some  steps.

STEP 1:
Type about:config  in the url bar of the firefox
This will display a list some thing similar to this.

Accept the warning

about:config_warning

 

Then it will dispaly this:

about:config

Step 2:
Then type keyword.url the filter text box of the website


Step 3:
Right click in the keyword.url and select modify


Step 4:
The paste the search query as like the search engine you required,and hit ok.


Step 5:
Here i provided some of the search query of the top search engines
For
Yahoo: http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=

Google: http://www.google.com/search?&q=

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

Ask: http://www.ask.com/web?q=

DuckDuckGo: http://duckduckgo.com/?q=

ChaCha: http://www.chacha.com/search/
Step 6:
Then restart your browser.
Happy Searching.

 

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