After I reporting the bug to the Opera Team yesterday, they release the new version 56.0.3023.0
the "Local State" is still //country_from_server":"HK"//
the Google engine finally return!!!! yeah~~~
Thank you Everyone and the Opera Team.
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Opera remembers where it thinks it was. You should be able to edit the Local State file in your profile to remove the saved location, and it should correct it to your actual location.
For those who may have same problem
the file directory is
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Developer\Local State
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local State
The only different is on "country_from_server:"
It should be find after changing it. Maybe US or CA.
What do you have set for the language under the Language section in settings? Do you use Opera's VPN or system VPN?
What locale do you use in Windows?
If you download the Opera installer, launch it, click "options", set "install path" to a folder on you desktop, set "install for" to standalone installation and install, does that Opera behave the same or do you get something better for the default search engines?
You still shouldn't be able to set a custom search engine as the default though. That's not allowed.
On my PC, the Time Zone and location are both Hong Kong SAR while language is English (US).
(But currently I am in Canada.) All VPNs are disable.
With same setting of Time Zone and location, I installed the normal version of Opera (Version: 54.0.2952.60), and its default search engine is Google.
So...it is Opera developer problem?
I'm using version 56.0.3013.0
Starting from around 10 days before, I found that my default search engine was changed from Google to Baidu.
The other recommended engines are mostly from China.
I try to add Google on the list , set it as default and remove others.
However those Chinese engines recover after re-opening the browser and Baidu become default again.
I did search my case ,but it seems no one have this problem.
What I guess are that:
I change my time zone, but it is still happened
Except "Opera Ad Blocker" , i don't have any other add-on.
other browsers on my PC do not have this problem (Torch , Vivaldi)
so, what's happen?