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macbe Calculating status...
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Jul 28, 2012 2:25 AM

Hi i want to change the default search engine. instead of google, bing or yahoo i want to search default in

can i change the default search engine?



  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,385 points)
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    Jul 28, 2012 2:51 AM (in response to macbe)

    If you want to fix your Google search to a specific Google location, or a specific search engine, I recommend that you download and install the free plug-in Glims:



    which not only does that but much more equally useful stuff! Such as enabling Safari to run full-screen, and more.)


    (It adds items to Safari Preferences).


    Not only does it already list a number of search engines and regions, but you can also add any other search engine not already listed in Glims by using the method described here:



    Just enter the name you give the search engine in the name field, and the URL for it in the Query URL field.

  • touareg1 Calculating status...
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    Oct 28, 2012 9:43 AM (in response to macbe)

    Now why would Apple make it impossible to change your default search engine?

    Because they are in bed with google.

    What happened to giving us a choice?

    This kind of thing makes me mad.. but not surprising because google are crooks.

    I bought a mac 9 months ago and have found so many things I dislike about it.. and here is yet another example..

    It was a big mistake and I will never buy anything apple again.


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