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Firefox 34 Launches With Yahoo As Its Default Search Engin

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    Firefox 34 Launches With Yahoo As Its Default Search Engin


    Mozilla today rolled out Firefox 34. While most browser updates these days aren’t all that exciting, this one includes a couple of interesting new features. What most users in North America will notice right off the bat, however, is that this is the first version of Firefox with Yahoo as its default search experience.

    It’s easy enough to change the default search engine in Firefox, and I would guess that most current users will quickly switch back to Google. The Yahoo Search experience, which the company specifically tweaked for Firefox users, is perfectly all right for most searches. But at the end of the day, it feels like it doesn’t have some of Google’s smarts, especially when it comes to queries that would usually trigger Google’s Knowledge Graph.
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    Updating from earlier versions doesn't change default search engine.
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    Really? They're ditching Google? I've always thought Google was tightly integrated into FF, which is why I've never used FF in the past other than to save Youtube videos...
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    Quote Originally Posted by eatup View Post
    Really? They're ditching Google? I've always thought Google was tightly integrated into FF, which is why I've never used FF in the past other than to save Youtube videos...
    You must be thinking of Chrome, What is "tightly integrated" integrated in FF from Google ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Updating from earlier versions doesn't change default search engine.
    Good to know !

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    FF comes with a lot of search engines and it is easy to change the default.
    Also as soon as you start typing in the search box it gives you a list so you can use any search engine for that search.

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    Darn! I was hoping that the next update to Firefox would fix the printing problem in 10. Firefox still prints blank pages in Win 10. It still works good in 8, so all is not lost.
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    up dated from 33.1??, it changed my default to YH. Changed back to google but now the selection is clumsy. I always like to type in the item to be searched for, use the pull down and select the search engine one after another.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meebers View Post
    up dated from 33.1??, it changed my default to YH. Changed back to google but now the selection is clumsy. I always like to type in the item to be searched for, use the pull down and select the search engine one after another.
    You should be able to do so with the 'OneOff' buttons:

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    it seem more faster when loading compare the older version but all my bookmarks are gone...
    can anyone tell me how to import backup bookmard?....


    thanks
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