Set the Default Search Engine for Opera on Windows

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    Start off by double clicking on the Opera icon to open the browser
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    Once the window opens, you need to go to the Settings, by pressing on the Opera button which is located in the upper left corner of the screen
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    Click on the Settings
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    There are several sections here, Browser, Website, Privacy & Security and Opera Help, and in the Browser section there are several subsections
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    In the Search section, you have two options, you can either select from the drop-down menu, which is now set as a Google Search
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    For example, let's set it to Bing Search
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    But if your desired search engine is not in the list, then you can press on the Manage Search Engines
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    You can set existing as default, for example, I am going to set Google search as my default
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    If you want to 'Add New Search Engines', you can click on this button
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    Input the name, the Keyword and the Address, then click on 'Save'
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    Once you are sure that you are ready, press the Done button
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    You can then select your search engine in the drop-down list menu
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to set default search engine in Opera web browser on Windows 7 computers
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