Internet Explorer - Prevent Users from Changing the Default Search Provider

September 2016


Here's how to prevent users from changing the default search provider of Internet Explorer.

Prerequisites

  • Administrator privileges.
  • Any version of Windows with access to the Group Policy editor.

Procedure

  • Open the Run menu
  • Type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
  • Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer.
  • Double click Prevent changing of the default search provider.
  • Select Enabled.

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