1

I've recently switched from Firefox to Opera.

Unfortunately, I downloaded and installed it while in Turkey, and now have a set of default search engines suitable for Turkish users.

I've tried reinstalling over-the-top back in the UK, but to no avail - it just doesn't want to (re-)instate the GB collection of search engines.

Is there way I can fix this?

1

Open: "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local State" file (it's has no extension). There is following parameter there:

"location":{"country":"RU","country_from_server":"RU","timestamp":"1449927204600000000"}

Change both parameters according to your needs.

| improve this answer | |
1

Well, I've fixed, but by rather drastic means. I did a full uninstall of Opera (with Revo Uninstaller, which cleans up the registry and leftover files), and then reinstalled from scratch (download and all).

I would like to have tried a less draconian uninstall first, but I had neither the patience nor the time.

This answer is for the record; if anyone has a better solution, I'd still like to hear it.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.