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2/27/10
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Dunham

How do I disable automatic add of new search engines?

I've added some search engines, but I want do keep only those I've added. Every time I search some sites, it automatically adds his search engines.
 
How do I disable automatic add of new search engines?
 
Google Chrome version: 4.0.249.89
Operating System: Windows 7 x64
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2/28/10
Original Poster
Dunham
I've searched about it before, found this link and that isn't the answer to my question.
Google user
3/1/10
Google user
You can't disable this feature. Google wanted to make things simple so that users don't have to manually add search engines. Power users might not like this feature, but there's no way to disable it.
3/1/10
Original Poster
Dunham
Thank you, alex.
tarvir
3/10/10
tarvir
in my opinion, we should have the option to disable this. i don't want my browser doing stuff behind my back
cyanidesan
5/9/10
cyanidesan
please add some way to disable this feature.. google keeps adding reddit.com to list of search engines.. unfortunately their search is been broken and this causes a lot of annoyance to keep having to remove it all the time
frozenpandaman
2/9/11
frozenpandaman
oh my god I hate this.
r99t9r
3/24/11
r99t9r
Yeah, me too!
 
Chrome adds certain search engines automatically again & again and on top of that the browser doesn't show the url in the address bar. Pretty annoying to me. I've always got to go @ options and have to delete search engines by myself. This certainly sucks!
cjablonski
5/24/11
cjablonski
Now I'll know where to look when I'm trying to spy on the sites someone's been browsing.
 
Let's patch up this little privacy hole, eh, google?
 
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