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How do I change it back to Google without having to reset everything?

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Click on the little arrow in the search box, and then choose Google as your search engine.

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If the above doesn't work, try SearchResetThis is a simple Firefox extension that backs up existing values of the home page and keyword search preferences, and then resets them to their default values. It also resets the current search engine to the original default engine, and then uninstalls itself.

also, make sure in about:config that:

browser.fixup.alternate.enabled should be false
keyword.enabled should be true
keyword.URL should be http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q= 
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Default is Google, even in about:config. But when I enter stuff in the adress bar it searches Wikipedia. –  arno Aug 8 '13 at 16:17
See the added info in my answer. –  Mitch Aug 8 '13 at 19:29
Awesome, thank you! –  arno Aug 8 '13 at 21:01
Sorry every new session the settings are lost :( –  arno Aug 11 '13 at 12:50
@arno See new additions, and let me know if it works. –  Mitch Aug 11 '13 at 12:59

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