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I found this today on Bing: Clicking leads you to bingsearch://app/search?q=ghhfgfgdgfdgh&FORM=HDRW8P, which is not any known or sensible protocol and consequently displays as a dead link. What is this?

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There is a chance that it's related to the bing app that is on a Windows 8 computer. I've noticed several times that when using bing on a Windows 8 device that is suggests using the app. Although I haven't seen that particular link.

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I’m not using Windows 8. –  kinokijuf Feb 4 '13 at 11:37
    
This might be the case. See this (translated) blog post. –  Alex Feb 4 '13 at 11:47
    
@Alex sorry, but I don’t speak Google Translate. –  kinokijuf Feb 6 '13 at 17:13
    
@kinokijuf It’s a link to the Windows 8 Bing App, so basically that link opens the Metro Bing App with the search query the user inserted. And probably it was a bug that made it appear even if you are/were not using Windows 8. –  Alex Feb 6 '13 at 18:28

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