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nitram

Registered User
Apr 6, 2011
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North Manchester
Google search recently removed the side bar replacing it with in my opinion an inferior top bar - multiple clicks to get anywhere. If you don't get the new page yet it will arrive once cachés are cleared out.

Here are two scripts to bring the sidebar back

Google Search Tools Back http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/152796

Googlifix http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/152777

Download either and install in your browser

I've installed the first in my two browsers

Chrome

Open chrome://chrome/extensions/
Drag the userscript .user.js file and drop it on this page (your extensions page)

and Firefox

Install https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/ if not installed, clicking on user.js link triggers Greasemonkey which allows you to install the script

No problems on either browser,the new top bar was retained in both cases.

DYOR on other browsers.

EDIT

I'm not the only one who doesn't like the changes

http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/websearch/xcv50_kJ9Pc/9GYThg8-z4MJ
 
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