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Bing as my default Google Chrome search?

I’m not sure why this happened but I just installed Google Chrome on a new computer and for some crazy reason it choose Bing as the default search engine. Used it for a few times. Gave me good results but had to go back to Google. I missed it. What can I say.

Anyone know how this might have happened? Comment Below

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17 Comments to Bing as my default Google Chrome search?

  1. Andy Kenworthy's Gravatar Andy Kenworthy
    August 18, 2009 at 1:36 am | Permalink

    Same thing happened to me – very odd indeed.


  2. August 18, 2009 at 9:37 am | Permalink

    It’s a pretty odd occurrence. Thanks for commenting.


  3. Janet's Gravatar Janet
    September 29, 2009 at 7:47 pm | Permalink

    You can change it by clicking on customize and control Google Chrome button and then scroll down to Options and then changing from Live Search (which seems to default to Bing) to Google and you will return to Google search engine.


  4. Luke's Gravatar Luke
    August 10, 2010 at 10:38 am | Permalink

    I agree that is pretty bizarre. Just happened to me, too. I can’t for the life of me figure out why Google would willingly send people to a different search engine when it itself is known, first and foremost, as a search engine. Very odd.


  5. shane's Gravatar shane
    September 1, 2010 at 8:44 pm | Permalink

    In my manage search box there is nothing! Won’t let me go back to google! Help!


  6. Lulu's Gravatar Lulu
    June 30, 2011 at 12:01 am | Permalink

    Just happened to me, too… 6/29/11… weird.


  7. Leslie's Gravatar Leslie
    February 14, 2012 at 9:28 pm | Permalink

    I removed Google Chrome and still have BING. I am frustrated to the max!


  8. September 29, 2012 at 6:20 pm | Permalink

    I have been using Google Chrome for a couple of years now, and two weeks ago all of a sudden the Goggle Chrome went bye bye and now all I have is Bing. I want my Chrome back!! How do I fix this???


  9. Benny C.'s Gravatar Benny C.
    November 20, 2012 at 3:00 am | Permalink

    This just happened to me and I found the problem.

    I had recently updated Chrome and it reset my setting back to default and “Enabled” all of my “Extensions”. So go to the menu bar in Chrome and open Tools then Extensions. If you have the program “uTorrent” installed and “enabled”, it will make your browser default to Bing Search. That’s what was causing the problem for me, at least. If you don’t have “uTorrent” installed then disable any other Extensions you had installed.


  10. Nathan's Gravatar Nathan
    December 5, 2012 at 8:02 pm | Permalink

    Thanks Benny that was exactly my problem


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