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IE Search Settings

I appear to have broken my IE search settings somehow.
HKeyCurrentUser/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer settings appear to be quite normal, but if I try to search from the address bar I get the following as the address (where typed_string is whatever I searched for), and a cannot find server page
http:///?%20typed_string
I've tried all sorts and am getting nowhere.
Other users on this PC get the same problem, so I think it is something pretty fundamental.

Any clues will be gratefully received.
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IE Search Settings

sorry to hear that, seems you need to change your browser, dang,

here :

www.mozilla.com/firefox

download that, install it, and then browse in a bit more peace and security.

if you NEED IE, then first let me spank you good and hard for using a lame ass browser, and then clear your cache, your DNS pool and your temp files. Use google to search not the buit in IE one.

Buz
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If it was the evening I'd look on Google for you and find the problem but instead I'm going to agree that you'd be better off taking this opportunity to try a different (and superior) browser such as the above mentioned Firefox.
the_norris
Grafter
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Registered: 02-08-2007

IE Search Settings

I agree with the other - get FireFox - much better.

But to fix your IE problem see the following URL for possible fix:

Google

[Moderator's note by Chris (Eurotrain4): Link altered as it was stretching the screen]
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Should have made a note of this link as I need it for another PC
Any chance that someone can tell me again, or that the original unedited entry could be put back so that I can find it.
Thanks
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IE Search Settings

I have the same problem "http:///?%20google" although my main browser is Firefox. It would be nice to get IE to work properly...

Did anyone find a solution?

Thanks in advance...