I use Firefox cause I really like it but after I installed ICQ … I start to hate it !!! ICQ search engine – it’s awful thing !!! So i found the way how i can remove ICQ from Firefox permanently !!! :)
1. In Firefox status bar enter about:config (image of firefox status bar with about:config)
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2. You will see a message : ” Here be dragons!  Change this advanced settings can be harmful to the stability, security, and performance of this application. You should only continue if you are sure of what are you doing.”  and you will see button  “I’ll be careful, I promice!”  click this button (image of firefox with careful message and button)
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3. You will see next screen with Firefox configuration options name of this tab “about:config” and you will have new field “Filter” (image of firefox configuration page)
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4. In the “Filter” field enter “keyword.url” or “ICQ” (image of firefox filtred results)
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5. In filtred results find “keyword.url” right click on this word and you will see drop down men find there word “Reset” and click it
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6. Now you will see defaul search engine url in this string like ” http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=” (image of default firefox “keyword.url” settings)
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7. Restart Firefox . DONE !!! Try to enter search phrase in status bar now you will see default firefox search engine