Firefox/Google problem with browser

  carper 18:06 31 Jul 11

I am using a Firefox opening page with a Google search bar in the middle and also a black band with contacts to mail etc. on my lap top. I have tried to obtain the same thing on another computer I have just started using. I may be being a bit thick but I just don't seem able to find a way of doing this. Early reply would be appreciated. Regards Carper

  Woolwell 19:15 31 Jul 11

Are you referring to the Google Toolbar? If so download it and then under view and toolbars tick Google Toolbar. However it may not work with Firefox 5 and you will need the Add-on Compatibility Extension.

Or you may need to set your home page to Google. Open the Google page and then set it as the home page using tools - options - general tab.

  carper 18:02 02 Aug 11

Thank you for your reply which proved to be the answer. I uninstalled version 5.6 and downloaded an earlier version from File Hippo and I have achieved what I wanted. Thanks for your interest. Regards Carper

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