Internet Explorer 7 – Google as default search engine

When you deploy Internet Explorer 7, Live search is configured as the standard search engine. To change this setting to the Google search engine by registry, you can import the following settings:

To remove Live Search:

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}]

To configure Google as default search engine:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{D7B1C611-82A1-484D-84A9-D35E6941C0EE}]

You can also download and open the following file and import these settings in your registry:


2 thoughts on “Internet Explorer 7 – Google as default search engine

  1. Hello
    Above description is for Search Box (Which comes in right of address bar). If i need to set google as default search provider from address bar then what are the registry setting for this?

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