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?


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


Change both parameters according to your needs.

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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.

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