How to change your Microsoft Internet Explorer search engine

Follow the instructions on this webpage to change your Microsoft Internet Explorer search engine (default search provider).

1. Click the Tools icon tools internet explorer in the Internet Explorer menu and select Manage add-ons.

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2. To change your Microsoft Internet Explorer search engine go to the Search Providers section and click the search provider you want to use in the list. After you click the search provider click the Set as default button.

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3. To add a search provider that is not in the list click the Find more search providers… link  and click the Add button next to the search provider you want to use from the list.

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4. Click Add, go back to the Search providers section, click the new search provider in the list, and click the Set as default button. If you cannot see the new search provider in the list close the window and return.