WOW! My search got hijacked by WOWWay! when I switched my cable internet service to WOW. My default search results page has always been Google; however, after my WOW! installation, I noticed that whenever I did a keyword search using the Location toolbar, my results page would be an ugly WOWWay-branded search results page rather than Google.
This was terribly invasive and annoying for me, so I took some time to research how to set Firefox back to Google keyword search results page. This is how I did it:
- In the Location toolbar, enter about:config
- When prompted, select “I Promise”
- Look for Preference name: keyword.URL
- Right-click whatever the current value is in the value column and select “Modify”
- Enter this new value: