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I'm using Firefox. One week ago Google changed its design, moving the menu to the top:

That's fine with me, but I often need the "total results" stats, so I googled hard to change it back. No results.

Today I changed my browser and it displayed the good old design. Menu on the left, total results on its place.

I changed google.com to other languange (not .com) in FIrefox and it shows the old design again. So, only google.com has problems, not all Google versions. I also started Firefox in safe mode, nothing changed. So, it is not an add-on causing the problem.

What can it be? How can I move menu back to the left and see result stats?

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I used the exact same search within IE8 and the menu was on the left. It sounds like Google might have changed its layout for just Firefox. –  Ramhound Sep 13 '12 at 12:47
    
I also use Firefox, and I cannot reproduce this result... –  m4573r Sep 13 '12 at 12:53
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Try clearing your cache and see if that makes it go away –  HackToHell Sep 13 '12 at 12:56
    
@m4573r - What version of firefox are you on? And what about you, Qiao? –  SaintWacko Sep 13 '12 at 12:59
    
@SaintWacko 15.0.1. I have this problem neither on .com nor on any language specific version. –  m4573r Sep 13 '12 at 13:00

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Please clear the firefox cache, it might have been corrupted.

See here for instructions

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Obviously, Google is testing a new layout. This experimental layout takes the search options and moves them above the search results. Google already tried something very similar back in June. Since this is the way the search options are displayed on a tablet Google may well be trying to unify the looks.

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