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How to stop google auto fill in?

Posted by taigen (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 16, 11 at 17:13

For some reason suddenly my google.ca is driving me nuts by trying to type for me. It won't allow me to type at a normal speed because it is trying to figure out what IT thinks I want. Now searches are like pulling teeth!
Can anyone help me turn it off somehow...every search I get goes back years and to Yahoo, which I don't like/use, but this just started happening recently for me.
Thanks for any help you can offer.


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RE: How to stop google auto fill in?

Mine does that also, I just keep typing. A list comes up below and if I see what I want listed I click it. There has been a change to Google search that I don't like....when I start typing it jumps to the top and if I hesitate and want to add another word like the version or the word download it won't accept it, I have to start over again. They must be making a lot of changes.


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RE: How to stop google auto fill in?

Might the link below help?

Here is a link that might be useful: stop contnious drop down bar with same begininning i have typed in the past


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RE: How to stop google auto fill in?

What you want is on this page.

Scroll down to where you see:

Google Instant

�Use Google Instant - predictions and results appear while typing

�Do not use Google Instant

Click on the Do not use Google Instant

Here is a link that might be useful: Google Preferences


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RE: How to stop google auto fill in?

taigen, thanks for asking that question and thanks to the others for replying with the suggestions. I did not mind the auto fill in but disliked the jumping to the top and being unable to correct what I typed. Opting out of instant Google took care of my problem.


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