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Microsoft KB Search does not work in IE anymore.

I used to type MSKB Q123456 in IE and I got the Knowledge Base Article. Can I re-enable this?

This was a feature of MSN Search. Internet Explorer Passed the command to MSN Search.

First, Download TweakUI for Windows XP

Power Toys

Microsoft PowerToys (Only Download TweakUI for now and install it.)

Click On Start, All Programs, PowerToys for Windows XP, Then TweakUI for Windows XP.

Once it is open, click on the + next to Internet Explorer, Click On Search.

Click Create, Type in MSKB as the prefix and paste this line in the URL;en-us;%s

Click OK, and OK.


Author: Eric C. Vogel
Source: Eric C. Vogel
Posted: 9/4/2002
Updated: 9/4/2002


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