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Remove or lock Windows 8 “Bing Smart Search” as disabled for online searches. (Ie. only search computer, not online)

Is there a way, in Windows 8, to completely remove OR lock the online portion of "Bing Smart Search" (ie. windows 8 search feature) as disabled? Currently I can disable or re-enable the online search ...
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Bing Weather on Win 8.1

Bing weather is great looking but I question the accuracy. Bing says it is partly cloudy and it is raining cats and dogs right now. They also show AccuWeather and Foreca. They are all far apart as ...
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Bing Desktop not updating the wallpaper anymore

For some reason, first my workstation and then my tablet stopped updating the wallpaper. First I thought it was my company that was avoiding the app to work properly but then I started noticing that ...
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How to get search suggestions from Bing in Google Chrome

I have Bing as my default search provider in Chrome, but somehow I don't receive the instant search suggestions when I type in the address bar (like Google search shows by default in Chrome). Note: I ...
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Removing Bing from my Google search bar when I open a new tab

Bing has rudely planted its self on my "open new tab" so above Bing my regular Google is there but below is the irritating Bing search bar! I have tried everything I know of to get rid of it and it ...
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Can I remove Bing maps from Outlook 365 ProPlus?

I was just upgraded to Office 365 ProPlus and now have "Bing Maps" showing up in my emails. Is there a way to remove/disable this from Outlook?
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Where can I downlod Bing Dynamic Wallpaers

I would like to re-download the wallpapers that were included in Microsoft's Bing Dynamic RSS Theme. After searching endlessly on the internet, I have failed to find any working link (or even ...
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Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode?

Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode? and that is with firefox closed not open, also it does not do this every time.
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Bing Search search box cursor jumps to end when you type

When I type in the search box in Bing the cursor jumps to the end. To reproduce: do a search when you are at results page, click on search query box (the editbox with my query), at the middle press ...
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Bing Desktop local image folder

Bing Desktop used to store images at C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\BingDesktop\themes\. After the latest update to 1.3.395 the images are no longer stored there. Did anyone find the new ...
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Red fonts in bing search

When I search using Bing, some results are returned in red fonts. Please help me understand what is this indicating? Below is the snapshot illustrating it. Thanks
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Context-menu search doesn't work for Bing

In IE11, when I select text, right-click and choose Search with Bing, I always wind up at my ISPs DNS search page. Hovering over Search with Bing (or any link) shows the URL down below: URL IE is ...
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Windows 8 travel only selected photos download for storing & printing

Some of the photos on Windows travel (Bing travel) application are too good. I want to store those selected photos for PERSONAL use and print. Normally right click with Save Image as .... should ...
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Bing New Tab Page on Chrome

For a long while, my computer had the default new tab page, which I liked. Recently, it has turned into a bing search bar tab. I hate bing. I checked all my settings, removed unused extensions, ...
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My computer automatically opens Bing when it boots [duplicate]

Whenever I boot my Windows 8 computer, my default browser (Chrome, though this happened while IE was my default browser) opens up and automatically opens the Bing homepage. What's causing this and how ...
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Bing Wallpaper Downloader

I want to use the Bing Wallpaper for my ipod Touch 5G. I know there is no app out there that can do that. Apple has not provided anyone with API's to dynamically change wallpapers off a feed or ...
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Backspace on Bing removes two characters

I am using Windows 8.1 with IE 11. Whenever I hit backspace in the Bing search bar it removes two characters. This happens ONLY on the search bar (main page, top of search pages) NOT on any other ...
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Why does Windows 8 open Bing.com by itself?

My Windows 8 Laptop will open Bing in IE by itself. It makes a request to: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=219472&clcid=0x409 which then directs to http://www.bing.com Changed ...
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Bing predictive search in Chrome doesn't work

I recently changed my default search engine in Chrome to Bing custom search (http://www.bing.com/search?setmkt=en-US&q=%s). After this, I am not able to use predictive search in Chrome. It seems ...
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Can I unintall Bing Completely from WIN 8 [duplicate]

WIN I is a pain, but BING is a bigger pain, and I would love to remove the annoyance as it serves no purpose for me, but possibly MS. If I uninstall it completely will it cause any secret problems ...
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Firefox on windows 8 shows a Bing toolbar when new tab is requested

Firefox 19.0.2 suddenly opens a new tab with a Bing toolbar rather than the page with small pictures of one's favorite websites. I just want to stop this happening. What is Microsoft up to?
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Bing search page locks up (the front page, not results)

I'm encountering a strange problem. I've been using the Bing search engine for a while now, and have been happy with it. I still am. However, starting either last night or early today, when the ...
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Bing image as lockscreen for Windows 7

Bing my lockscreen is an application for Windows 8 which sets the lockscreen to the Bing wallpaper of that day. Is there any similar application or method by which my Windows 7 lockscreen can be set ...
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Disable or remove Bing in Windows 8 [closed]

First of all, this is only for the release version of Windows 8, not the beta, not RT nor any other version. If disabling the "Bing" subsystem is not possible then maybe there is a removal process? ...
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Can't open search results in Bing in Windows 8

I upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 8 yesterday. When I use Bing on the Windows 8 start menu to search for something, I can't open the results in an browser. When I click the tags on the results page, ...
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path to downloaded Bing Wallpapers

I have just read this article which provides the generic theme template and some changes to be made to it so that when applied that theme downloads the bing wallpapers from the wallpaper server feed ...
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Where does Windows store Bing Dynamic Theme's wallpapers?

I'm wondering where does Windows store Bing Dynamic Theme's wallpapers? Or for that matter any other rss themes?
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Replace Google with Bing in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the search engine used by about:home? I do not accept Google’s new privacy policy, so I have switched to Bing. Is there a way to replace the google on ...
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How to find out on how many Web sites a word or phrase occurs?

For many search queries, especially those with phrases in quotation marks ("), search engines often state a very wrong number of search results on the first results page. E.g., For query "my house ...
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How do I get Firefox to use Bing as the default search provider?

How can I get Firefox to use Bing as it's default search provider, and use it on the context menu for searching the selected text?
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Remove Bing bar from Firefox and Internet Explorer

Just launched Firefox this morning to find Microsoft has installed a huge Bing toolbar without asking me!?! They also changed my default search to Bing (as well as the context menu search on selected ...
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How to disable Microsoft hostname lookup “enhancements”?

Recently, I found if I enter a single word query "blah" into a browser (Firefox or Safari) on my home Windows machine (not connected to domain) then search is redirected to Bing, instead of my default ...
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Why would image thumbnails not be showing in all search engines in all browsers?

For over a week now, when I search for a word at Google, it correctly gives me some preview image thumbnails: But when I click on "images", it doesn't show me any thumbnails: The same thing ...
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IE8 search provider corruption keeps forcing Bing.com upon me?

As you can read on my blog I got the following dialog after IE8 was rolled out to the workstation I do daily work on (there's an image of the dialog there too): --------------------------- Internet ...
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Hi-res versions of Bing daily images?

Is there a repository somewhere of the daily images used on the Bing homepage?
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Does bing have advanced search operators? [closed]

I'm interested in search operators you can type in the search box, not the Advanced Search interface. Does bing have search opeartors? Where's the documentation for them?
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Why is the U.S. version of Bing better than the versions for other languages? [closed]

I'm pretty sure that most of you noticed the difference in the Microsoft search engine Bing when switching between languages on the top right corner! Actually the ones other than the United States are ...