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How to Change the Internet Search Behavior of Your Browser in Windows XP

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SUMMARY
This article describes how to change the Internet search behavior of your browser when you use Internet Explorer for Windows XP. By default, Internet Explorer for Windows XP uses the Search Companion feature in Microsoft Windows XP, but you can also use the Classic Internet Search feature from Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.
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To disable the Search Companion feature and use the Classic Internet Search feature from Internet Explorer 5.0:
  1. In Internet Explorer, click the Search button on the toolbar.
  2. Click Change Preferences, and then click Change Internet search behavior.
  3. Click With Classic Internet Search, and then click OK.
  4. Restart Internet Explorer for the changes to take effect.
To enable the Search Companion feature:
  1. In Internet Explorer, click the Search button on the toolbar.
  2. On the Search bar, click Customize.
  3. Click Use Search Companion in the Customize Search Settings dialog box, and then click OK.
  4. Restart Internet Explorer for the changes to take effect.
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