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Windows 7: how do i stop address bar searching

10 Dec 2011   #1
widgauk

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how do i stop address bar searching

I have a packard bell computer running windows 7 home x 64 my browser is google chrome my problem is when i type into any box on my screen it puts the first letter in the box then the rest of the word types in the address bar. I have tried to stop this but nothing seems to work please help this is driving me mad.


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10 Dec 2011   #2
marsmimar

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I don't use the Chrome browser but it sounds like you may have the "Instant" feature activated.

Using Chrome Instant - Google Chrome Help

Also check out the "Autofill" features.

Using autofill - Google Chrome Help
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