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How to Limit Bing's Bot


Using a “robots.txt” file, prevent the Bing search engine from Microsoft Corporation from indexing either your entire website or parts of it. For example, if some folders on your Web server contain information of a personal nature, tell Bing not to index it. If Bing doesn’t index a page, it will never show up in search results. Prevent Bing from indexing your website or parts of it in just a few quick steps.

Type “Notepad” in the search field of your Windows “Start” menu and press “Enter” to launch Notepad, the Windows text editor.

Type or copy and paste the following code into a blank Notepad document:

User-agent: msnbot