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Opera 22 - Search engines no longer available

  • Hi there,

    I,m using Opera 22 and I don´t know when and I don´t know how it happened but in "Settings" -> "Search" there is not one search engine left. The drop down menu and the management console are completely empty. So I figured out where the "search.ini" is situated and yes it was empty - path=AppData\Roaming\Opera (if this is the wrong path please let me know) - so I copied an backup file into the folder while Opera was closed and restarted Opera. Nothing changed. So I started adding search engines with right klick into some search engine forms using "Create search engine...". The dialogue for editing name and keyword shows up I press create and it closes but the search engine is not saved. Anybody having another idea how to fix this?

    Thanks and kind regards Christian

  • Opera 22 doesn't use search.ini.

    Try renaming web data*.* files and see if you can save custom search engines.

  • AppData\Roaming\Opera (if this is the wrong path please let me know)
    It's the wrong one. You should be looking in "AppData\Roaming\Opera Stable" for Opera 15 and up.

  • Thanks a lot Fellaz. Worked out perfectly. Cheers