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hth, Rick lwfrederick 0 solutions 4 answers Posted 3/25/15, 3:14 PM I do not currently have an add-ons enabled. It's o.k. I have run at least SuperAntispyware thoroughly and nothing unusual showed up. Do you mean the two recent updates in the past few weeks, or over the past 3 months (major updates)? Check This Out

I don't really understand how these things work. If you do not have the latest version of firefox then update now. Do I leave it unchecked?"Yep. Thanks 03-08-2011, 08:24 AM #11 koala Moderator Hardware Team Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: UK Posts: 26,226 OS: Win7-64, BunsenLabs My System I'm out of ideas, sorry. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f31/search-engines-not-working-in-ie-or-firefox-554419.html

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Thanks for any help offered. Thanks. 03-09-2011, 06:20 PM #14 2xg TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Aug 2009 Location: SoCal Posts: 20,454 OS: Windows O/S'es Restart your computer, Tap F8 and select LSP Logic . I even went to About:Config to look for the "search.sqlite" file in the hope that I would find it there but apparently it is missing or something.

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  2. https://startpage.com/ https://duckduckgo.com/ You mentioned this is not a new problem.
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Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox Topic Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems System Details Windows 7 Firefox 35.0 More system details Additional System Details Installed Should I uninstall that. fixrun cmd- ipconfig/ flushdnsTDSS killer - 4 threats found and deletedrebootHJT- check the box for R1...proxy override... Chrome HTML issues Check that your HTML page begins with the declaration.

I'm pretty sure it worked yesterday. Google Search Stopped Working In Firefox You might need to restart Firefox in order for this to take effect, so save all work first (e.g., mail you are composing, online documents you're editing, etc.). Hosts is a hidden file. Either: "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Options type or paste about:preferences in the address bar and press Enter In the left column, click Advanced, and then above the page

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php AdwCleaner:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Removal-Tools/AdwCleaner.shtml SuperAntispyware:http://www.superantispyware.com/ Microsoft Safety Scanner:http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx Windows Defender:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/using-defender Spybot Search & Destroy:http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html Kasperky Free Security Scan:http://www.kaspersky.com/security-scan You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller. LSP Logic 1 . after rebooting, the internet is working again for me, for now. But it has picked up the following that may have something to do with things, I don't know.

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Then perform these steps: Open Firefox Options window (Preferences on Mac or Linux) as follows: In Firefox 29.0 and above, click the menu button and select Options for Windows or Preferences http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/google-yahoo-other-internet-search-engines-not-working/200193.html For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site. Google Search Not Working In Firefox Get the answer rgd1101 June 12, 2015 11:12:31 AM yahoo work? Search Engines Not Working Windows 7 Make sure that all items are deselected in the "Compatibility" tab of the Properties window. ---- You can check if you have the XML files of the default search engines including

Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox Topic Other System Details Windows 7 Firefox 43.0 More system details Additional System Details Application User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; his comment is here If one of your extensions was coordinating your browsing access, this could be a factor in any recent issues. I'll wait and see if the next FF upgrade will solve the problem. LSP Logic . Firefox Address Bar Not Working

Thanks, Evan Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-27-2011, 06:56 AM #2 koala Moderator Hardware Team Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: UK Posts: 26,226 OS: Win7-64, hth, Rick lwfrederick 0 solutions 4 answers Posted 3/25/15, 1:47 PM orengreen said since the last FF update (35), the search bar stopped working. Uncheck this checkbox. #Now, restart Firefox and see if the problems persist. this contact form You can use this button to go to the current Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder) *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox Firefox

Any suggestions? ''jscher2000 [[#answer-823236|said]]''

It sounds as though something is filtering your access to the web, but I'm not sure what. The message I get when I try to use the aforementioned 3 other search engines is this: "Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at startpage.com. Should I reboot before running MBAM?

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RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: Google Chrome Tips and Tricks for Windows users List of Alternative Browsers for Windows 10 Best Firefox Everything else works fine and I can surf the net using specific URLs but I can search for anything. Abhishek Singh Kushwah 3 solutions 36 answers Posted 5/1/15, 11:32 AM Go to this link and download search engine addons and check https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?atype=4 Go to this link and download search engine Cannot add search engines.

Prior to that all was working well.

Do you mean the two recent updates in the past few weeks, or over the past 3 months (major updates)? You can do a malware check with several malware scanning programs on the Windows computer. Something did not connect properly during this most recent download so that is what I am going to do. http://cgmguide.com/not-working/internet-explorer-won-t-redirect-me-to-a-search-engine.php It doesn't add any search engines.

Thanks everybody! So is this problem only using Firefox's built-in search features (search bar, address bar, etc.) or also if you try to load those sites directly using a link? * https://startpage.com/ * my troubleshooting, other than disabling hardware acceleration for graphics, was to disable add-ons and restart as needed; when search started working again, I re-enabled add-ons one by one, until search stopped cor-el Top 10 Contributor Moderator 14741 solutions 133632 answers Posted 12/27/15, 7:49 PM search.sqlite was used in older Firefox version and has been replaced by search.json, so it is OK if

However, you could try "No proxy" to see whether that works better. Thank you- the disabling the compatibility mode worked! ''cor-el [[#answer-709168|said]]''

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in compatibility mode. Abhishek Singh Kushwah 3 solutions 36 answers Posted 5/1/15, 1:25 PM In the add-on menu right above there is a extensions tab on the left In the add-on menu right above when on another site ask.com keeps taking over Search suggestions in Firefox Use popular search suggestions in the Firefox Search bar Search the web from the address bar user669794 59 solutions

I deliberately left ComboFix to last, because it can leave some things disabled ( which is normal, when removing infected parts ) & that scares most people, never hear from them I have run at least SuperAntispyware thoroughly and nothing unusual showed up. jscher2000 Top 10 Contributor 5899 solutions 48488 answers Posted 6/18/15, 1:47 PM Hi FF RSC, are you saying that your search bar does not work in Safe Mode either? Trendy Posted 12/27/15, 8:30 PM Question owner cor-el said search.sqlite was used in older Firefox version and has been replaced by search.json, so it is OK if the file isn't there.

if the URL has "google" in the title, I get a unable to connect error. Search results don't loadIf no search results appear for your search engine, and you see a Loading ... If you can recall where you got that (bad) advice, please let us know.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1009562 jscher2000 Top 10 Contributor 5899 solutions 48488 answers Posted 4/4/15, 10:10 AM Hi kyleamc, maybe You can use this button to go to the current Firefox profile folder: Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder) http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox Firefox

Now, the little search engine will not work at all except with Google. I can go to it and search. Everything else works Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-27-2011, 05:12 AM #1 evanmaclean Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 9 OS: Vista service pack 1 A few