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Removing Bing from News Tile sources?

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    Windows 8 Pro RTM

    Removing Bing from News Tile sources?


    I did a search and could not find an answer to this. Figured I ask it anyways....

    Ok...of course alot of the issues I have seen on these forums I have but the one that really seems to annoy me the most is the way it seems Microsoft is shoving Bing down my throat whether I like it or not.

    I cannot for the life of me remove it as one of my sources for my Live tile in metro....any suggestions?

    And before some smart arse says it..I want to keep the News tile...I just want to see the news I want to see...not what Microsoft thinks I should see.

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    Hello Monolithic, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could also use what I posted below for how to change the source of your news, but it doesn't appear to be a way to change what displays on the live tile other than the default Bing.

    Configuring METRO Tiles

    Hope this helps some,
    Shawn
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Oct 2012 at 15:00. Reason: update
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    Windows 8 Pro RTM


    Thank you for the info and the move Sorry...thought I was in the right place.

    Yes I know how to add and remove other sources...I was hoping there was a way to remove Bing...I hate Bing..

    Regardless..thanks for everything
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    You're welcome. You might also check in the Store to for another news type app available that will let you use the source you like instead though.
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Oct 2012 at 15:42.
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    Just get rid of the news widget and add a different one from the Windows Store. Most of the news apps support live tile notices...

    For instance, if you like NBC News, add their news tile. Or The Republic or whatever. That's the great thing, you can choose whatever you want.
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    Never thought of that....thank you again.

    Marked solved
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