Want a different search tool in your browser? No problem
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If Bing automatically installs itself as the default search engine in your browser, you may want to change that scenario. You can remove Bing and use something else instead, such as Google, Yahoo!, or Duck Duck Go if you'd like. You can do the same in Firefox or Chrome. Changing the search engine as noted in this article doesn’t technically uninstall Bing, though; it simply allows you to stop using it. There's no way to fully uninstall Bing if it comes pre-installed in your Windows computer.
Instructions in this article apply to Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7.
Which Search Engine Do You Prefer?
Before you can remove Bing from any computer or replace Bing with something else in any web browser, you must first decide what search engine you’d like to use in its place. Google search is very popular, but there are others.
Some web browsers require you to navigate to the desired search engine’s web page so that the search engine associated with it can be “discovered” before you can make the switch, though. Although not all web browsers will discover all search engines, and not all will require you to navigate to them first, for the sake of covering all angles, go ahead and perform this step first, no matter what browser you’re using.
To locate a search engine and have your web browser discover it: