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Fix Internet explorer issue with auto search



If you are having a problem with Internet Explorer's auto search not working right, or at all. This should fix your issue.
Below is a simple reghack- for the fix:
This would change The default search to Google or you could replace the urls with another search engine. If you are not familiar with the registry do the following:
Copy the below text into notepad.
Then save the contents of notepad to a file such as google.reg (make sure you keep the file extension ".reg".
Then just right-click the file -> Merge the file into registry.
Or you can download a copy of the file here.
Then extract the file to the location of your choice.
Right click the file -> Merge the file into registry.


REGEDIT4
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"Search Page"="http://www.google.com"
"Search Bar"="http://www.google.com/ie"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL]
""="http://www.google.com/keyword/%s"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search]
"SearchAssistant"="http://www.google.com/ie"



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