However, if you prefer Google as your search engine and Chrome as your browser, you can use Search Deflector to change the search behavior on Windows 10. The app is an open source project designed to redirect searches you make using Cortana or Start menu to any browser and search engine you like. In this guide, you’ll learn a workaround to use Google as the default search for queries you type in the Start menu search, and use Google Chrome as the default web browser.

How to use Google instead of Bing when using search on Windows 10

To use Google and Chrome for searches on the Start menu, use these steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, every time you perform a search using the Start menu, Google Chrome will open and show the results using Google’s search engine. Windows 10 installation warning Set Chrome as default browser for Start menu search results Set Google as default search engine for Start menu searches The only caveat using Search Deflector is that search results within the Start menu will continue to show using Bing. If you want to revert the changes, just uninstall the tool from Settings > Apps > Apps & features, selecting Search Deflector, and click the Uninstall button. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.