how do I remove Bing completely.

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bhoughtal
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how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby bhoughtal » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:24 am

I hate Bing! I want to remove it from new tabs, but I still want a search engine (Google or other). In the settings I already set Google as my default search, but when I open a new tab and try to search it always uses Bing. How do I disable and replace this? Do I have to quit Iron again? I like Iron, but I will not use Bing! I even deleted it from the list of available search engines, but it remains on new tabs.


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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby SRWare » Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:39 pm

Who wants to disable the searchbox on New-Tab can extract this file to the Iron-Folder: http://www.srware.net/downloads/NewTabWithoutSearch.zip
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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby bhoughtal » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:59 pm

Tried to extract as instructed, but I keep getting the error that the folder or files in it are being used. Closed all instances of Iron, and closed all tabs before closing Iron, but the message persists.


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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby SRWare » Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:30 pm

bhoughtal wrote:Tried to extract as instructed, but I keep getting the error that the folder or files in it are being used. Closed all instances of Iron, and closed all tabs before closing Iron, but the message persists.


chrome://settings/
Go to System and uncheck "Continue running Iron in background..."
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iron_default_browser
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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby iron_default_browser » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:38 pm

Followed your instructions, no change.
Bing still the search in new tab


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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby wphil » Tue May 22, 2018 9:49 am

I've just installed Version 66.0.3450.0 (Official Build) (64-bit) and when I extract the resource.pak I just end up with Iron not starting, previous versions since I discovered this thread have worked fine and disabled bing from the new tab page.

Has this resources.pak been overtaken by changes in the latest iron version?

Phil


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Re: how do I remove Bing completely.

Postby SRWare » Tue May 22, 2018 12:25 pm

wphil wrote:I've just installed Version 66.0.3450.0 (Official Build) (64-bit) and when I extract the resource.pak I just end up with Iron not starting, previous versions since I discovered this thread have worked fine and disabled bing from the new tab page.

Has this resources.pak been overtaken by changes in the latest iron version?

Phil


resources.pak needs to be to downloaded newly with every release
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