How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system? I would like to be able to enter a file name such as
/Windows/System32/Drivers/etc/hosts in the address bar and to see Google search results for those file names similar to what I would see if I searched for the file names using something like https://www.google.com/#q=/etc/hosts
I am able to disable the file scheme using either of the following policy settings:
Which has been deprecated in favor of:
But in either case Google Chrome / Chromium continues to auto-detect that a file name was entered, automatically prepends the file scheme to the file name, and then reports that the webpage is blocked.