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Firefox and Google Search (searchya)

Hi E's, some days ago I install a software, and that software made some changes in my Firefox configuration.
Now, every time I do a search and put the words in the address bar for do that search, the search engine by default is the site "searchya!", but what I want is change again to the "Google".
I try to change that configuration in the options of firefox, but I don't found anything.
I have Windows 7, and the version of my firefox is 14.0.1.
How I change the configuration for google was my default search engine in firefox?

The best regards, JC
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Pedro Chagas
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Frosty555Commented:
Open Firefox, and click on the little "Icon" next to the search bar. It should drop down into a list of all your search proviers. Click on "Manage Search Engines..." and it will open a dialog box that lets you configure them. Pick "Google" as your default search engine and delete the SearchYa! one.

Also make sure to fix your homepage too:

Open Firefox, and then tap the "Alt" key once. The top level menu should appear (File, Edit, View... etc)

Go to Tools->Options

In the "General" tab, make sure your homepage is set to "http://www.google.com"
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Frosty555Commented:
See the screenshot below

Firefox search options
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jcimarronCommented:
joaochagas--You will probably need to uninstall Searchya from your PC.
Here are some instructions
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/929022
But I would also scan with antivirus and antimalware programs to be sure you have uninstalled everything.
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Pedro ChagasWebmasterAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your answers.
I do every thing like you tell me. But now I have another problem, when I write something in the address bar, FF request a valid address, like you can see in this image:
what I see after try do a searchWhat I have to do now?

The best regards, JC
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jcimarronCommented:
joaochagas--What is the address you are entering into the FF Address Bar?
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Pedro ChagasWebmasterAuthor Commented:
I write in the address bar "search all things"!
Before I infected with searchya, when I write more then one word in address bar, the browser open google.com with my search, and now not work.

The best regards, JC
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jcimarronCommented:
joaochagas--Where do you expect Firefox will take you if you try "search all things" ?

A page like this--about NPR?
https://www.google.com/search?q=all+things&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US:IE-Address&ie=&oe=

Have you established a new Search engine?

"Search all things"  would, indeed not seem like a valid address for a browser.  It would be fine for a Search engine.
What happens when you enter a normal URL in to the Address line?  Normal would be like www.google.com .
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Frosty555Commented:
joaochagas - the "searching by typing directly into the address bar" feature of Firefox is called "Internet Keyword Search", and it is possible that SearchYa has changed this behavior.

To reset it, follow the instructions here under Changing the Internet Keyword service

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-web-address-bar#w_changing-the-internet-keyword-service

Basically, navigate to about:config, accept the warning, then right click on "keyword.url" and click "reset".
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