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Changing Firefox’s Search Function from Yahoo! to Google

Arv from India writes:

I have Windows XP Home sp 2 on my laptop but I use Firefox 12.0 as my browser.  When I run a search in the address bar I always get Yahoo results. How do I change it to get Google results?

Hi, Arv! It’s really easy to switch your search engine. Here’s how:

To switch to Google from any other search engine simply click on the drop-down arrow next to the Yahoo! icon and choose Google.  The picture below illustrates this process.

 Search Options

If Google is not on your list, simply click on Manage Search Engines… and you can add whichever you want. 

Happy searching!

~Karen Powers Liebhaber