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Q: Error message: "a program is trying to change my default search provider" - I want to remove Bing as search provider

Original title: I want to remove Bing as search provider because every time I open IE 8 it gives an error message saying a program is trying to change it 

I want to remove Bing as search provider because every time I open IE 8 it gives an error message saying a program is trying to change my default search provider which is pain I have to click OK or I cannot view the Internet -

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Hey JohnHFromBRissie,

 

Take a look at the answer provided by PA Bear in this thread for another user.

Search box problem – Search box has become corrupted

 

Once you have done that you should be able to either use Bing or switch search providers without any problems.

Add Search Providers to Internet Explorer

 

Hope that helps.


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