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Windows 7: How to get help with Windows Server 2011

15 Feb 2013   #1
swiftie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to get help with Windows Server 2011

Is there somewhere similar to this where I can get help with Windows Server 2011?

All I'm trying to do is add Google as a search provider in IE8, and I'm hitting rafts of problems, and not getting even remotely close to success.

I go: Tools -> Internet Options -> Change search defaults Settings -> Find more search providers

I get a new IE8 window with a "Content is being blocked" for http://az307127.vo.msecnd.net (and then several others). I don't have a clue what to do about this, so I just close the window.

Eventually, I get a webpage that mentions Google with an "Add to Internet Explorer". I click that button, but all I get is "! Error on page"


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15 Feb 2013   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why can`t you just go to google.com when you want to do your search ?

Set it as the home page. Google.com is the home page on everyone of my computers.

You gotta remember, server editions behave a little different then regular consumer oriented versions of windows.
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15 Feb 2013   #3
swiftie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The simple solution was to wait until Windows Server 2011 decided to run Windows Update. Amongst the 97 critical fixes was the upgrade to IE9. I don't get the search field in IE9 (I was pondering why my Windows7 had no search field) so I'm happy now.
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