The Internet Search Results Are Not Displayed in the Search Bar

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Your Internet search results are displayed in the main Internet Explorer window, instead of the Search bar.


This behavior can occur because the Search Companion feature in Microsoft Windows XP, which is enabled by default in Internet Explorer for Windows XP, does not display its search results in the Search bar.


To work around this behavior, change the Internet search behavior of your browser so that you use the Classic Internet Search feature. For additional information about changing your Internet search behavior, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
303210 How to Change the Internet Search Behavior of Your Browser in Windows XP


This behavior is by design.


Article ID: 303309 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.3
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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