RE: IE8 Search Defaults
> I'm running IE8 with Windows XP SP3. Lately, whenever I start IE8 either
> from a short cut or email link, I get the following message:
> "A program on your computer has corrupted your default search provider
> setting for Internet Explorer. bing.com
> Internet Explorer has reset this setting to your original search provider
> Internet Explorer will now open Search Settings, where you can change this
> setting or install more search providers."
> When I hit the "OK" button, it opens the "View and manage your Internet
> Explorer add-ons" screen. I only have Google in the list labeled as
> default. I click the box that states "Prevent programs from suggesting
> changes to my default search provider." Every thing else acts correctly
> after that until I start IE8 the next time, when I got through the same
> routine again. I reinstalled IE8 tonight, which didn't correct the issue.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated. Also, Live Mail (Build
> 14.0.8050.1202) now asks me for my password every time it starts also. I
> have to go into accounts and enter the password, check the box that says
> remember and exit. The next time I start the program, I get asked again. I
> only mention it because I'm thinking they might be related problems?
> Any assistance would be appreciated.
> I started have this same problem this evening. Any ideas?