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Windows 7: Google

19 Feb 2011   #1
herebyproxy

windows home premium 32 bit
 
 
Google

Google has established itself as my default search enging.....I can't get rid of it. The delete option is not available as it is with other engines. Help!


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19 Feb 2011   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

You don't mention which browser you are using, so I'll assume IE.

Go to Manage Add-Ons in the browser, and change the search option there, like this"


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20 Feb 2011   #3
herebyproxy

windows home premium 32 bit
 
 

I've already been there....the options are not available for google....I can't change the default and I can't delete it.
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20 Feb 2011   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Have you got any alternatives listed there? If not, you can't change the default unless there is an alternative to change it to.
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20 Feb 2011   #5
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

#1- Highlight Google
#2- The buttons appear to remove etc.
#3- Find more Search providers.
To find more search engines click here. If only Google is in the listing at #1 you will need to click here to find a replacement.
Then you can disable or remove Google.

Mike


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