Windows 10: Impossible to set Edge to use

  1.    30 Jul 2015 #1

    Impossible to set Edge to use

    When I type in in any address bar (Chrome, Edge, Firefox), Google redirects me to (yes I am in Sweden). I don't know why, it really is not the same thing and there are many issues with this, but I guess Google has some idea of its own. Anyway, to get to, I have to type in This works fine. But...

    The way to set the default search engine in Edge is to browse to the search page and then to (in Settings > Advanced setting) click Add As Default to add that page as the default search engine. When I do this, Edge erroneously stores, and not the web page address that I initially entered. This is no good.

    Does anyone know of any way to work around this flaw?
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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2

    OppfinnarJocke said: View Post
    The way to set the default search engine in Edge is to browse to the search page and then to (in Settings > Advanced setting) click Add As Default to add that page as the default search engine...
    When I do this, none of the buttons are active.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3

    nigelmercier said: View Post
    When I do this, none of the buttons are active.
    Yes, it looks that way. You have to select a search provider before the buttons get active.
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4

    There is no in Canada: Redirect automatically to It's the same in Sweden and that's the way it works. The only way to reach it, is in the cache link of (down arrow).

    Open and search and then click the cache link and copy it in the default search of Edge.

    I'm not sure what you want do there and why the Sweden search engine of google is not suitable for you?

    Take care,
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  5.    30 Jul 2015 #5

    The search provider definition is provided by Google, and is part of the headers on their homepage. (right click and choose view source, look for "opensearch"). Google has to change this, nothing Microsoft can do.
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  6.    30 Jul 2015 #6

    Mystere said: View Post
    (right click and choose view source, look for "opensearch").
    Pretty hard to play there...
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  7.    30 Jul 2015 #7

    Sorry but I was not home when I reply and was on a MAC. So, try to paste this link in Edge to see if it's work:

    Otherwise, read this article. It works fine for me under Opera 30.0.1835.125: Was able to modified the default search engine in my browser. Plus, the no country link (NCR) is working fine and is the same link (above).
    How Google Made It A Little Harder To Reach From Outside The US

    I hope you'll be able to mark that thread solved.

    All the best,
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  8.    30 Jul 2015 #8

    Sorry, it was reset to in less then an hour. It's not working!
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  9.    31 Jul 2015 #9

    Hi there

    Cheer up -- at least you don't get THIS

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    although you can switch it to English !!

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  10.    31 Jul 2015 #10

    OK, thanks everyone.

    First of all I'm talking about setting up the default search engine. Of course I can manually type in whatever needs to be typed to get me to (there is no link on to get to, but that's not the issue. The issue is setting Edge up to use as the default search engine. And is not the same thing as, the results returned are not the same from the two sites.

    This is very much an Edge issue, since it is possible and not too hard to set this up in Chrome, Firefox, and IE. The issue with Edge is the way you set up the default search engine. I guess MS thought this was a very user-friendly way, just go to the page and click "Set as default", but this gives too little user control over the format of the search string to use. I guess the answer, as usual, lies with the registry and editing things there. I'll poke around and let you know if I find something.
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