Windows 10: SearchWithMyBrowser - Open Cortana searches in your default browser


  1. Posts : 9
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14931.1002
       05 May 2016 #1

    SearchWithMyBrowser - Open Cortana searches in your default browser


    Hi!

    Today, I present to you SearchWithMyBrowser, a little tool to open your Cortana searches in your default browser. Since April 28th, Cortana opens Edge, to force Bing upon you.

    SearchWithMyBrowser fixes this. It redirects searches to your default browser. If you have anything that redirected searches to another search engine, it will still work.

    Installation
    First, you need to download the app.


    When it's done downloading, run the installer and follow the instructions.


    To correctly associate the protocol, search for anything with Cortana and select SearchWithMyBrowser as default.

    Done!

    If you have any problems or question, feel free to file and issue on GitHub or leave a post here.
    Last edited by Charles Milette; 14 Feb 2017 at 17:25.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    20 Sep 2016 #2

    Charles,

    I just found your great little program, after yet another Google search for, "Disable Bing for web searches". FINALLY!! I can click on a web result in Cortana, and Firefox opens to Google results again! I've been trying to find a way to ditch Micro$oft Edge and Bing ever since MS disabled FF's "Use this search engine for searches from Windows" option.
    Since Github doesn't support leaving comments, when I found that you had posted here, I had to post, to thank you for writing such a wonderful bit of code. Kudos, and keep up the good work!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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