Change Google Chrome Default Search Engine in Windows 7

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    Start by opening Google Chrome
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    To use the search function, type your query into the address bar at the top and press enter
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    For an example, I will search for "tutorial".
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    As you can see, Bing is currently set as the default search engine
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    To change that, go to the settings.
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    To go to the settings, click the menu button in the top left corner
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    Then, click "Settings"
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    Once you're in the Settings, look for "Search"
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    In the "Search" section, the default is set to "Bing".
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    Click on the arrow to see the other options
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    A drop-down menu will open where you can select the default search engine. For this tutorial, I will choose Google.
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    Now, I will search for "tutorial" again and press enter
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    As you can see, it is currently using Google.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change the default search engine in the Google Chrome web browser while using a Windows 7 computer
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    If you have any comment or questions, please leave them in the comment section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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