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Ok, most of us have had the problem that in Firefox the big bar that normally displays the URL but if you type into it is a yahoo search bar. Yahoo. Ya-Freaking-Hoo. I always use Google. I hated when I had to use that bar. Now I found a way to change it....

Step 1: About:config

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go to about:config

WARNING
Editing stuff here can be dangerous. I accecpt no responsibility for anything that goes wrong.

Step 2: After pressing enter you will come to the about:config page

Picture of After pressing enter you will come to the about:config page
After pressing enter you will come to the about:config page. Mine is probably different to yours.

Step 3: Filter

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Type in keyword into the filter box and two results should show up.

Step 4: Change it to google

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Change the first value from yahoo to http://www.google.com/search?q=. You probably could use other search engines too.

Step 5: Use it

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Your firefox searcch bar now uses Google.
 
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