Unable to change default search engine in Chrome: This setting is enforced by your administrator

Problem: the default search engine in Chrome is locked with a message:

This setting is enforced by your administrator

In most cases you will see an unknown website assigned as your default search and there will be no button to change it. Only this icon:

this setting is enforced by your administrator

Search engine is locked by the policy “This setting is enforced by your administrator”

Here is how to unblock the settings in Chrome and finally change the default search in your browser. Continue reading