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  1. #1

    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1

    default search enigne

    can you change the default search engine in win 8.1 from bing to google.
    if i search something whilst in the metro ui it uses bing. can it use google instead

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,072
    Windows 8.0 x64

    I think the Metro IE and the desktop have to be set separately. Try adding Yahoo to one and Google to the other. See if it changes back and forth when you run IE from the Start Screen or from the TaskBar.
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