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Cannot add Google as defaut search in IE 8

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Last Review:Monday, April 04, 2016
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Cannot add Google as defaut search in IE 8 Microsoft has made it very difficult to switch search providers, especially when it comes to dropping their 2nd rated useless bing for a more suitable and better search engine as Google.

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Cannot add Google as defaut search in IE 8 Microsoft has made it very difficult to switch search providers, especially when it comes to dropping their 2nd rated useless bing for a more suitable and better search engine as Google.


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Cannot add Google as defaut search in IE 8




Microsoft has made it very difficult to switch search providers, 
especially when it comes to dropping their 2nd rated useless bing 
for a more suitable and better search engine as Google.

Microsoft's own search engine Bing is the default search engine of 
the browser, and while there is everything wrong with that from 
invasiveness to lack of control given to the end user for a product 
they all paid have paid for. -- the lack of any third party 
alternative may keep some users puzzled in regards to switching to 
another search provider.

Steps:

1- Download this reg file, this is the entry to update your default search to 
google

Use Google as your Default search engine

2- Once you are finished downloading the file double click on it and you are done!







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