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Windows 7: "Manage Add Ons" window keeps opening randomly

09 Jun 2014   #21
dlc41

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

grreatpop,

Had a few customers with the same issue a few times. Usually it had to do with the search provider, and again usually Google. Remove all the search providers except 1, I usually left Bing, if it wasn't there I installed, made it default then removed all the others. Close IE and reopen, then reinstall the provider you wish to use and make it the default.


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09 Jun 2014   #22
grreatpop

Win 7 Home 64 bit
 
 

Wow! Instant cure! Thanks a bunch. Where have you been?
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09 Jun 2014   #23
grreatpop

Win 7 Home 64 bit
 
 

Hey thrash Zone - take a look at the last couple of posts in this thread. It certainly is inspiring and enlightening!

Thanks for all your time and trouble.
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09 Jun 2014   #24
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks for the update,
A proper reset would not activate anything third party including an alternative search provider, (except Flash)
I'm going to guess and say this other search provider is associated with the Google toolbar = Google search,
Unless you've downloaded another one ?

The first actions a user does after a reset is usually the cause of the problem,
In your case Activating Google toolbar which triggered the default search engine change from Bing to Google,
If you want to troubleshoot an issue activating a third party toolbar is not the way to do it,
But I'm still glad your issue is finally resolved
Cheers.
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