Sunday, 28 December 2014

Error: "A program on your computer has corrupted your default search provider..." while launching Internet Explorer in windows 8.1.

Issue: Error: "A program on your computer has corrupted your default search provider..." while launching Internet Explorer in windows 8.1.     

Solution:

1.Open the following location via Run Window(Windows+R)

2.C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Protect\CREDHIST  

3.Delete the "CREDHIST" file.  

4.Open Internet Explorer