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It does work its just that the directions are slightly wrong!
Authored by: vshjaar on Apr 05, '09 11:56:22AM
Here's what to do:

First: In Safari > Preferences > Security > Show Cookies - type in "google" and delete all the google cookies.

Then...

1. Control-click on Safari in the Finder and select Show Package Contents from the pop-up menu.

2. Navigate into the Contents > MacOS folder (make a copy of the Safari file you find there. This is your backup in case anything goes wrong).

3. Open the Safari file in MacOS with Applications > TextEdit. (It will mainly look like a bunch of gibberish).

4. Press Command+F to bring up the Find dialogue.

5. Paste this string: http://%@.google.com/%@?q=%@&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 into the "Find:" box

6. Paste this string: http://%@.google.co.uk/%@?q=%@&=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 into the "Replace with:" box

7. Press "Replace All"

8. Save

9. restart Safari



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It does work its just that the directions are slightly wrong!
Authored by: johntamlin on Dec 20, '09 02:16:41AM

I followed your instructions to the letter but there are no @% at all in the code. I repeated it a couple of times but to no avail. I have lots of 'search' but nothing that resembles the strings you quote. My Safari has come from an upgrade from 10.5. Might that be the problem?
Thanks

John

Edited on Dec 20, '09 02:17:10AM by johntamlin



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