User Help for Mozilla Firefox
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Is there any way to remove some of the default search engines that come preinstalled with Firefox? I use the google search engine and I added the wikipedia engine as well as the thottbot engine. I'm just hoping I can remove the other search engines I don't use such as answers.com and ebay to select the others a little easier.
Is there any away to do this without having to go and delete the engines from the /searchplugins/ folder? I did that last time but then when I tried to update FF I kept getting an error that all the files couldn't be updated, every time I ran the program.
with FF1.5 ... the manuel way or a extension are the solution ... the error message you are getting should have been fix by now
with FF2.0 .... its just a simple delete ....
--> KB: Using the Search Bar - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_:_Tip ... Search_Bar
-->KB: Resizing the search bar - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Resizing_the_search_bar
-->KB: Uninstall search plugins - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_:_FAQ ... ch_Plugins
-->Search Engines: Deleting/Adding/Resizing - http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=177335
-->KB: Search engines disappear from Search Bar - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Search_engine ... Search_Bar
--> Search Engine Ordering ... Rearrange the search engines in Firefox' search bar! You can use Drag & Drop to change the order as you want or right click somewhere in the menu to sort them alphabetically. Unwanted engines can be deleted just with a right click. (Makes SearchPluginHacks unnecessary.) You can even add an engine to the menu by right clicking the search field of a web page and choosing "Add this Search to the Search Bar".
Author's homepage for this extension - http://maltekraus.de/Firefox/Search-Eng ... g/index.pl
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