Change Default Search Location Internet Explorer

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13-07-2015 14:38

How to change default search location for Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the Settings Icon (Gear / Cog) in top right
  3. Select Manage Addons
  4. Click Search Providers
  5. Click Find more search providers at the bottom of the window.
  6. Type google into the search textbox
  7. Click Add to Internet Explorer next to Google Search
  8. Click Add to Internet Explorer again
  9. Tick make this my Default Search Provider and click Add
  10. Close the Internet Explorer window and the Manage Add-ons Window.
  11. Open the Manage Add-ons window again and select Search Providers
  12. You will see that google is now the default provider
  13. You can remove Bing if you require, but Google will now be the search provider and you location should be picked up from your local machine.
  14. Close all Internet Explorer windows and open new windows for testing.
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