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Windows 7: Opening new tab in Chrome problem

07 Mar 2017   #1
tonyvella

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Opening new tab in Chrome problem

I use Chrome. I have my opening page set to Bing and Chrome shows that site when I first open it. However, when I try to open a second tab (a new tab) Chrome opens it at Google. Is there a way of making Chrome open all new tabs also in Bing?

Thanks in advance.


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08 Mar 2017   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Go to the Chrome settings page.
Go down to Search and using the pull down menu, select Bing.
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08 Mar 2017   #3
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Yes, I have witnessed this issue in Opera too.

If I set settings>search engine to Bing, then put a search term into the search box, I get the results from Google.

If I go back to settings>search engine I can see it still says Bing. No explanation. The Bing "Related Searches" also vanished from search results.


If I temporarily change the search Engine to Yahoo or DuckDuckGo (in Opera) then also I still get results from Google. Don't know why.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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