Re: incorrect URL

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by John Hornblow, Aug 4, 2003.

  1. On Mon, 04 Aug 2003 18:33:06 +1200, Max <>
    wrote:

    >On Mon, 04 Aug 2003 04:37:10 GMT, (John Hornblow)
    >wrote:
    >
    >>hi
    >>If I enter an incorrect URL in IE6 it attempts to search MSN..
    >>Can I change that to google in the registry?
    >>Anyone know the key?
    >>Cheers

    >
    >
    >There are viruses that do it that point it towards obscure website, so
    >it must be possible.


    Cheers for all the info guys....

    REGEDIT4


    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
    "Use Search Asst"="no"
    "Search Page"="http://www.google.com"
    "Search Bar"="http://www.google.com/ie"

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL]
    ""="http://www.google.com/keyword/%s"
    "provider"="gogl"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search]
    "SearchAssistant"="http://www.google.com/ie"
    John Hornblow, Aug 4, 2003
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  2. "John Hornblow" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > On Mon, 04 Aug 2003 18:33:06 +1200, Max <>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >On Mon, 04 Aug 2003 04:37:10 GMT, (John Hornblow)
    > >wrote:
    > >
    > >>hi
    > >>If I enter an incorrect URL in IE6 it attempts to search MSN..
    > >>Can I change that to google in the registry?
    > >>Anyone know the key?
    > >>Cheers

    > >
    > >
    > >There are viruses that do it that point it towards obscure website, so
    > >it must be possible.

    >
    > Cheers for all the info guys....
    >
    > REGEDIT4
    >
    >
    > [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
    > "Use Search Asst"="no"
    > "Search Page"="http://www.google.com"
    > "Search Bar"="http://www.google.com/ie"
    >
    > [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL]
    > ""="http://www.google.com/keyword/%s"
    > "provider"="gogl"
    >
    > [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search]
    > "SearchAssistant"="http://www.google.com/ie"
    >


    Yay! Google search! If you like google, then you'd really like "Dave's
    search bar". You get Google and a WHOLE lot more built right into your
    taskbar: http://notesbydave.com/toolbar/doc.htm

    Cheers,
    Nicholas Sherlock
    Nicholas Sherlock, Aug 4, 2003
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