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Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Search Video Site Truveo Directly from the Browser

SUMMARY: Query the Truveo video search engine from Internet Explorer 8, complete with search suggestions and video snapshots.

Looking for even more video when browsing the web with Internet Explorer 8? You can add a search provider to directly access the Truveo search engine, allowing you to access video from CBS, Discovery, ESPN, FOX News, and a variety of other sources.

First visit the following page from Internet Explorer:


Click the "Add to Internet Explorer" button.

Adding the Truveo search provider

The "Add Search Provider" dialog box appears. Confirm the information is correct. Check "Make this my default search provider" if desired. Uncheck "Use search suggestions from this provider" if you are concerned about privacy or do not want this feature. Then click the "Add" button.

Confirming adding the Truveo search provider in Internet Explorer 8

Searching Truveo:

To search Truveo, first (unless you made Truveo the default search provider) click the "Search Options" button as seen in the screenshot to the right. Select "Truveo.com".

Now type your search query. If you have kept search suggestions enabled, matching searches will appear as you type, as well as video snapshots.

Return to the Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 page.

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