How to Firefox Custom search engine for the address bar

By default, if you type in a phrase that is not a web address into the address bar, Firefox sends the query to Google for a web search. You can change this so that it uses a different search engine if you prefer.

For Windows Live search:

For a Yahoo search:

To go back to the default:


Change to any of the following above to use a different search engine.

You can also check out the Mozilla page for a complete list of configurations that you can change with descriptions at about:config wiki page. Any other about:config changes that you like? Post a comment!

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