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If I try to get onto my local media server in chrome, which has an address such as ' openelec ' or '12.234.12.5' it will just google whatever I type in to the address/search bar. How can I temporarily avoid this normally helpful feature to access these services in chrome?

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Try to add http:// before the address.

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Even simpler than typing http:// before the address, you can usually type / after it:

openelec/
12.234.12.5/
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