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Solved: Firefox about:home search has changed to Yahoo?

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by altamira, Apr 29, 2011.

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  1. altamira

    altamira Thread Starter

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    My Firefox 4 "about:home" page no longer goes to Google when I search, instead it goes to Yahoo. The Google logo no longer appears by the search bar. When I put my search query into the "about:home" search bar, it comes up with Yahoo results instead of Google results.

    I went into about:config and reset to default any instance of Yahoo that was bolded (meaning it had been changed), but my about:home search queries still revert back to Yahoo.

    Is there any way to reset it back to the original Google search results?
     
  2. altamira

    altamira Thread Starter

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    Fixed it myself by resetting browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID and browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone in about:config and restarting Firefox. I think the other search fields I reset probably helped too.
     
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