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My settings are for Google search but bing keeps coming up, how do i get rid of Bing?

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I've deleted it from search enginve options. Disabled Cortana. Searched for it on my computer but couldn't find it. The search engine says google but when I search it goes to Bing. When I search for Google and try that way the same thing happens. It only happens with Google and not with other engines like Duckduckgo. I would like Google back what do I do?

I've deleted it from search enginve options. Disabled Cortana. Searched for it on my computer but couldn't find it. The search engine says google but when I search it goes to Bing. When I search for Google and try that way the same thing happens. It only happens with Google and not with other engines like Duckduckgo. I would like Google back what do I do?

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Happy112 561 izisombululo 5694 izimpendulo
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Hi   Tufftie,
You probably already tried this,   but just in case:
http://mzl.la/1VSkUwR
In Windows:
Are you sure that in   'Settings'  you removed   'Bing'   and replaced it with   'Google'   ?

Hi &nbsp; Tufftie,<BR> You probably already tried this, &nbsp; but just in case:<BR> http://mzl.la/1VSkUwR <BR> In Windows:<BR> Are you sure that in &nbsp; 'Settings'&nbsp; you removed &nbsp; 'Bing' &nbsp; and replaced it with &nbsp; 'Google' &nbsp; ?
FredMcD
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4267 izisombululo 59840 izimpendulo
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Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; <Control>(Mac=<Command>)<Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions. Remove Bing Anything. Now do the same in the computers Programs Folder.

Windows: Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. Mac: Open the "Applications" folder. Linux: Check your user manual.

Type '''about:addons'''<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; '''<Control>''(Mac=<Command>)''<Shift> A)''' In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select '''Extensions.''' Remove Bing '''Anything.''' Now do the same in the computers Programs Folder. '''Windows:''' Start > Control Panel > Uninstall Programs. '''Mac:''' Open the "Applications" folder. '''Linux:''' Check your user manual.

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Thank you but Bing is nowhere to be seen in these places. :)

Thank you but Bing is nowhere to be seen in these places. :)

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I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre??

I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre??
Happy112 561 izisombululo 5694 izimpendulo
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Hi again Tufftie   !
We're not just going to give up,   let's try this: 'Add or remove a search engine in Firefox':   http://mzl.la/1VShhHu
Now, let's see if this will work.
Good luck and please, keep us posted   !

Hi again Tufftie &nbsp; !<BR> We're not just going to give up, &nbsp; let's try this: 'Add or remove a search engine in Firefox': &nbsp; http://mzl.la/1VShhHu <BR> Now, let's see if this will work.<BR> Good luck and please, keep us posted &nbsp; !

Umnikazi wombuzo

Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :)

Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :)
jscher2000
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8787 izisombululo 71865 izimpendulo
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Hi Tufftie, where are you entering your search?

  • Inside Firefox, you have many options, including:
    • the address bar (where the URL of the current page usually appears)
    • the search bar (once you start typing, a small panel drops down with various search engine icons)
    • a bar in one of Firefox's built-in pages, such as the home page or new tab page
    • somewhere else?
  • Outside of Firefox, for example, in the Windows 10 system-wide search box -- sometimes can be diverted from Bing to a different site but it depends on the exact code Microsoft puts into the URL.
Hi Tufftie, where are you entering your search? * Inside Firefox, you have many options, including: ** the address bar (where the URL of the current page usually appears) ** the search bar (once you start typing, a small panel drops down with various search engine icons) ** a bar in one of Firefox's built-in pages, such as the home page or new tab page ** somewhere else? *Outside of Firefox, for example, in the Windows 10 system-wide search box -- sometimes can be diverted from Bing to a different site but it depends on the exact code Microsoft puts into the URL.
Happy112 561 izisombululo 5694 izimpendulo
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Tufftie said

Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :)

Bummer   !!!
Did this by any chance start after the   Microsoft Anniversary Update   ?

''Tufftie [[#answer-915830|said]]'' <blockquote> Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :) </blockquote> Bummer &nbsp; !!!<BR> Did this by any chance start after the &nbsp; Microsoft Anniversary Update &nbsp; ?
Happy112 561 izisombululo 5694 izimpendulo
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Tufftie said

I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre??

Hiya,
I don't want to be a pain in the you-know-where,   but it took me hours and hours to finally find   Bing   in the Windows10-menu:   it's well-hidden:   you have to scroll down and scroll down some more and than scroll down even some more  .........
If   Bing   keeps showing up,   it  has   to be found somewhere   !

Try again,  just once more   ?   (I'll stop nagging about it, if you already have tried this, promise   !)

''Tufftie [[#answer-915825|said]]'' <blockquote> I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre?? </blockquote> Hiya,<BR> I don't want to be a pain in the you-know-where, &nbsp; but it took me hours and hours to finally find &nbsp; Bing &nbsp; in the Windows10-menu: &nbsp; it's well-hidden: &nbsp; you have to scroll down and scroll down some more and than scroll down even some more&nbsp; .........<BR> If &nbsp; Bing &nbsp; keeps showing up, &nbsp; it &nbsp;''has'' &nbsp; to be found somewhere &nbsp; ! Try again,&nbsp; just once more &nbsp; ? &nbsp; (I'll stop nagging about it, if you already have tried this, promise &nbsp; !)

Umnikazi wombuzo

jscher2000 said

Hi Tufftie, where are you entering your search?
  • Inside Firefox, you have many options, including:
    • the address bar (where the URL of the current page usually appears)
    • the search bar (once you start typing, a small panel drops down with various search engine icons)
    • a bar in one of Firefox's built-in pages, such as the home page or new tab page
    • somewhere else?
  • Outside of Firefox, for example, in the Windows 10 system-wide search box -- sometimes can be diverted from Bing to a different site but it depends on the exact code Microsoft puts into the URL.

Hi in the search box and in the address bar. I set google to home page and it coe up until I type something in and press enter... then it goes back to Bing. Thank you and sorry for late reply

''jscher2000 [[#answer-915832|said]]'' <blockquote> Hi Tufftie, where are you entering your search? * Inside Firefox, you have many options, including: ** the address bar (where the URL of the current page usually appears) ** the search bar (once you start typing, a small panel drops down with various search engine icons) ** a bar in one of Firefox's built-in pages, such as the home page or new tab page ** somewhere else? *Outside of Firefox, for example, in the Windows 10 system-wide search box -- sometimes can be diverted from Bing to a different site but it depends on the exact code Microsoft puts into the URL. </blockquote> Hi in the search box and in the address bar. I set google to home page and it coe up until I type something in and press enter... then it goes back to Bing. Thank you and sorry for late reply

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Happy112 said

Tufftie said
Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :)

Bummer   !!!
Did this by any chance start after the   Microsoft Anniversary Update   ?

Hiya, yes- if that was the one that took hours and hours? and oh why am I getting a sinking feeling?! Sorry for late reply by the way :)

''Happy112 [[#answer-915838|said]]'' <blockquote> ''Tufftie [[#answer-915830|said]]'' <blockquote> Hiya, I've tried this one too!! :) </blockquote> Bummer &nbsp; !!!<BR> Did this by any chance start after the &nbsp; Microsoft Anniversary Update &nbsp; ? </blockquote> Hiya, yes- if that was the one that took hours and hours? and oh why am I getting a sinking feeling?! Sorry for late reply by the way :)

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Happy112 said

Tufftie said
I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre??

Hiya,
I don't want to be a pain in the you-know-where,   but it took me hours and hours to finally find   Bing   in the Windows10-menu:   it's well-hidden:   you have to scroll down and scroll down some more and than scroll down even some more  .........
If   Bing   keeps showing up,   it  has   to be found somewhere   !

Try again,  just once more   ?   (I'll stop nagging about it, if you already have tried this, promise   !)

Heehee, yes I've tried this again and again but can't find it anywhere! Thank you! :)

''Happy112 [[#answer-915846|said]]'' <blockquote> ''Tufftie [[#answer-915825|said]]'' <blockquote> I've tried then as you thought but thank you anyway. I can't find Bing anywhere - it must be hidden but whre?? </blockquote> Hiya,<BR> I don't want to be a pain in the you-know-where, &nbsp; but it took me hours and hours to finally find &nbsp; Bing &nbsp; in the Windows10-menu: &nbsp; it's well-hidden: &nbsp; you have to scroll down and scroll down some more and than scroll down even some more&nbsp; .........<BR> If &nbsp; Bing &nbsp; keeps showing up, &nbsp; it &nbsp;''has'' &nbsp; to be found somewhere &nbsp; ! Try again,&nbsp; just once more &nbsp; ? &nbsp; (I'll stop nagging about it, if you already have tried this, promise &nbsp; !) </blockquote> Heehee, yes I've tried this again and again but can't find it anywhere! Thank you! :)
Happy112 561 izisombululo 5694 izimpendulo
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Tufftie said

Heehee, yes I've tried this again and again but can't find it anywhere! Thank you! :)

Don't shoot,   but I am just as puzzled as you are, so:
After you've done all of that again and again and you've reached the part where its says:
'search in the address bar with'  ..........
Which search engine is mentioned there   ???

''Tufftie [[#answer-915825|said]]'' <blockquote> Heehee, yes I've tried this again and again but can't find it anywhere! Thank you! :) </blockquote> Don't shoot, &nbsp; but I am just as puzzled as you are, so:<BR> After you've done all of that again and again and you've reached the part where its says:<BR> 'search in the address bar with'&nbsp; ..........<BR> Which search engine is mentioned there &nbsp; ???
jscher2000
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8787 izisombululo 71865 izimpendulo
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Tufftie said

I set google to home page and it coe up until I type something in and press enter... then it goes back to Bing.

When you are typing in the search bar, the top line of the drop-down usually shows where your search will be sent. If that indicates Bing, right-click the search engine you want to use and choose Set as Default Search Engine. (Example screen shot attached.)

Also, be careful where your mouse is hovering: if it moves over the icon for a different search engine, Firefox may use that one when you press Enter.

''Tufftie [[#answer-917047|said]]'' <blockquote> I set google to home page and it coe up until I type something in and press enter... then it goes back to Bing. </blockquote> When you are typing in the search bar, the top line of the drop-down usually shows where your search will be sent. If that indicates Bing, right-click the search engine you want to use and choose Set as Default Search Engine. (Example screen shot attached.) Also, be careful where your mouse is hovering: if it moves over the icon for a different search engine, Firefox may use that one when you press Enter.