Windows 10: Yahoo search engine Solved

  1.    27 Sep 2015 #1

    Yahoo search engine


    Hi

    This probably, strictly speaking, a Windows 10 issue but, hopefully, someone out there can help me. Somehow I seem to have acquired a Yahoo search engine that keeps appearing in my Firefox browser. Can anyone tell me a foolproof way of deleting it? I have tried all the conventional ways but the program doesn't appear in the program list, nor does it appear when I do a search on the computer (via the bottom left hand panel). Any suggestions?
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  2.    27 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi! Give this a look and see if this solves your issue!
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...ch-bar-firefox
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  3.    27 Sep 2015 #3

    Thank you for the link. However, I've tried everything they say, including deleting the default engine (which, apparently, is Yahoo) and still the thing comes back every time I open a new tab!
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  4.    27 Sep 2015 #4

    Hi I don't know?? Here's how I have my FF!!
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  5.    27 Sep 2015 #5

    Make sure you don't have any toolbars, etc. installed (either in firefox or as a program in control panel). remove all yahoo junk.

    You might be able to reset firefox too if that doesn't work: Reset Firefox preferences to troubleshoot and fix problems | Firefox Help
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  6.    28 Sep 2015 #6

    donetao said: View Post
    Hi I don't know?? Here's how I have my FF!!
    The Yahoo bar doesn't show up on my version of that list.
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  7.    28 Sep 2015 #7

    DustSailor said: View Post
    Make sure you don't have any toolbars, etc. installed (either in firefox or as a program in control panel). remove all yahoo junk.

    You might be able to reset firefox too if that doesn't work: Reset Firefox preferences to troubleshoot and fix problems | Firefox Help
    That's done it! I had to delete a prefs file (as per the Firefox trouble shooting guide).

    Thanks to everybody for their help.
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