Remove OpenDNS redirection from Firefox

Remove OpenDNS  redirection from Firefox I usually search Google from the URL box of Firefox. So yesterday when I typed analytics for opening Google analytics directly from Firefox address bar, surprisingly it redirected me to a new page hosted by OpenDNS. OpenDNS aims at speeding up internet by improving DNS response and to provide security against phishing and other scams. But if enabled, in most cases it becomes a real headache by blocking proxies, advertising websites and redirecting Google search feature on Firefox URL box to their advertising page. There are few methods to remove OpenDNS hijack from Firefox address bar .

Remove OpenDNS from Firefox using addon.

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Remove OpenDNS redirection in Firefox manually .

Type about:config in Firefox address bar and hit enter . Now search for keyword.URL in filter and double click on the entry . Change it to http://www.google.com/search?q= and click OK .

You can removing OpenDNS website restrictions by getting a free account on their website and configuring settings .Dynamic IP users can get their desktop application for auto configuration .

Update: Google launched Public DNS service, which is similar to OpenDNS service.

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