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I just installed Google Chrome on my Mac at work, and used it for browsing the entire day. Among other things I went looking for an adblocker, which I found. When I got back home and did the same search, the links for that adblocker were styled as visited, even though I hadn't searched for it at home before. Does Google Chrome sync history between computers without even asking? I checked the preferences but sync is not set up on my home or my work computer.

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Chrome does sync History now.

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Google does keep a track of previous searches, when you're logged into your account.

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Thanks Sathya, that's the thing, I just noticed the links were styled as visited when searching for the same terms in Firefox (on a third computer) as well. –  Lizzan Oct 13 '10 at 5:53
You're welcome @Lizzan –  Sathya Oct 13 '10 at 12:59
That's not true as of now. Chrome does already support History syncing –  didxga Sep 29 '13 at 5:32
@didxga right, that wasn't the case 3 years ago. Updated. –  Sathya Sep 29 '13 at 7:29

Yes Google Chrome does share history. To disable this click on Settings, Advanced Sync Settings and adjust what you want to Sync between work and home.

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Ah, things have changed since 2010, I suppose? –  Lizzan Aug 3 '13 at 8:55

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