Adding Google as IE search provider

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Problem

With Windows Update KB3038314 Microsoft “introduced” the problem, that you’re no longer able to add new search providers to Internet Explorer.

Solution

Solution 1

Solution 2

Copy the text below, save it as a .reg file and import it by double clicking it.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.OO

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes]
"DefaultScope"="{EFA27348-E879-4907-9783-B1D0956D3E33}"
"DownloadUpdates"=dword:00000001
"Version"=dword:00000002
"UpgradeTime"=hex:76,90,81,88,12,56,ca,01

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EFA27348-E879-4907-9783-B1D0956D3E33}]
"DisplayName"="google.com"
"URL"="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q={searchTerms}&aq=f&oq=&aqi=g10"
"Codepage"=dword:0000fde9
"OSDFileURL"="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/searchguide/spbuilder.mspx?Encoding=UTF-8&Name=google.com&URI=http%3A%2F%2 Fwww.google.com%2Fsearch%3Fhl%3Den%26source%3Dhp%26q%3DTEST%26aq%3Df%26oq%3D%26aqi%3Dg10"
"FaviconURL"="http://www.google.com/favicon.ico"
"FaviconPath"="http://www.google.com/favicon.ico"
"SortIndex"=dword:00000999

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