How the hell to you stop firefox from seaerching from the address bar?

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  1. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    Anyone know? I know it is a simple setting, but I have no idea where it is.
     
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    i didnt get what your trying to say btw here is the way
    go to tools, options,go to privacy tab, in bottem there is a line location bar (when using the location suggest) in drop down menu set NOTHING and you are good to go
    sorry for my english :(
     
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    That soesnt stop it.

    When i put in zazzle.com, it goes to zazzle.com. When I put in zazzle, it goes to Bing search results for the word zazzle.

    I want it to 404 instead of going to bing when what I type is not a correct address.

    I want to stop it from searching from the address bar.
     
  4. Grizzy

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    Enter about:config in your url bar.
    Filter "keyword.URL"
    Modify and set value to some non existent url like: http://www.meatspin.com/?q=
     
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    The same as above, but I think you could also just set the Keyword.enabled option to false.
     
  6. wtd12

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    This worked for me - I use version 9.

    1. Go to the address about:config
    2. When you get to the about:config page, type fixup in the filter bar at the top of the page.
    3. Toggle the entry browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false by double-clicking it.
    4. Clear the filter bar and type keyword in its place.
    5. Toggle the entry keyword.enabled to false the same way.
    6. Close the about:config tab or window.
     
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  7. Techxan

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    That's the ticket. thanks I appreciate it.