Manually add google search provider as default one through registry

For an unknown reason, the default search provider Google of my Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP had been tampered. I tried the following ways to recovery it but in vain:

  1. tried to Find More Providers… through and clicked on the Add to Internet Explorer button;
  2. also tried to follow the instruction at the bottom of  the above-mentioned web page Create your own Search Provider;
  3. Reset Internet Explorer Settings on Internet Explorer –> Tools –>Internet Options –> Advanced.

At last, I have to manually add Google search provider by editing the windows registry. Here is the way, in case someone need it. 继续阅读全文