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Why can't I use Google Search keyboard navigation with Chrome?

Roughly about a week ago I stopped being able to use keyboard navigation in Google Search (i.e. press tab and up/down arrows). I had no issues before, and I've changed nothing as far as I can tell. ...
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How did Google find my site [migrated]

I've created a site on WordPress.com. On some of the posts on the blog my name appears. However I've never given my site name to anyone and I've never posted any links to my site anywhere on the ...
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link: keyword does not return as many Google search results as expected [migrated]

It used to be that if I wanted to find what pages linked to some page then I could use the link: keyword filter. But trying it now it's clearly not working or at least not for me. ...
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Bold 'Google search' words

Let's say I'm searching for "Stackexchange" in Google... Why are not words that I'm searching for are not BOLD in results? Is it the same for everybody or should I change anything in Settings?
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My wi-fi connection is not allowing google search. How to make it possible?

Got a new wi-fi router (DLink) couple of days ago, and connecting to net thru it. When I try to search (at google), it is showing “unable to connect to proxy server”? Why this is happening, how to ...
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How to focus efficiently on the google search bar in vimperator?

Search bars can normally be focused using f or ;; and <enter>, but this doesn't work on the Google search bar for some reason. Suppose I just did a search :open hello world, I currently do the ...
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Google Advanced Search criteria

Is it possible to have google search with this criteria: Criteria1: Look in all sites that are "ftp://" Criteria2: The file should be of PDF type. Criteria3: The file should have "analysis" in the ...
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How to highlight specific domain in Google search results?

I want to see domains in search results which defined before by me. For example if I search example and if my defined domain is example.com, I want to highlight that results like changing background, ...
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How to take Google search query and append modifers to the end of it in Greasemonkey discussion script

This is a greasemonkey question. What I'm trying to do is modify an old google discussions script. What were wanting to do is be able to take the google search query and add modifiers to the end of ...
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How to make Google Search look dumb? [closed]

I know its a silly question,but i want the search results to be intentionally inaccurate. Sorry, i am not fluent in english,so i will explain using the images below with Breaking Bad tv series as an ...
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How to get https Google search if it is “turned off” in your network?

When searching on Google over public WiFi at a cafe, I am getting the message: SSL search is off This network has turned off SSL search, so you cannot see personalized results. The ...
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How long does it take for deleted profiles to disappear from google search results? [closed]

I apologize if this is the wrong stackexchange site, but I did see questions tagged with Facebook/Google+ and what not. Anyway, I deleted a few online profiles I had (g+, soundcloud, etc...) however ...
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using google to search for webpages from a given time period

I would like to search google for a given string, eg. "how to train zombies", but I only want the newest information on this exciting topic, say all information written after 2013. Google has an ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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Add Google Custom Search Engine to omnibox

I've created my Google Custom Search Engine here https://www.google.com/cse When I add it to omnibox with rightclick and try to use it I receive: It's not unexpectable because search url in that ...
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View most popular keywords used in conjunction with X

I know how to use Google trends to explore the popularity of keywords over time or resolved by the geographical region. I would however also be interested in finding out what other keywords are ...
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How to remove web shops from search results? [closed]

Whenever you search information about some product you get bombarded by CEO optimized shopping sites and it is hard to get some real information about some product. If it is a really popular product ...
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How do I change the Google search domain in Chrome's New Tab page?

I recently moved from Austria to Germany, but my Chrome (v35 beta) still searches in Google Österreich (meaning, google.at), rather than Google Germany (google.de). I already went to Chrome's ...
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How to see more autocompleted search queries?

I was just playing with entering "how do I make " and "how to create " (yes, with a space) so that Google would show me popular search queries beginning with that text. It's pretty interesting to ...
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Customize Google Search

When searching with Google it usually remembers the pages that I've visited and orders the search results using the gathered data. Is there a way to set some custom rules for the ordering? e.g. I am ...
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Force Github account to show up in google search

Is there any way to index my Github account to google search. I see that many people's account show up as soon as I type their name, but mine doesn't show up even after I type my name followed by ...
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Disable omnibox search engine change suggestions in Chrome

Is there a way not to let Chrome suggest me to change omnibox search engine from "google.com" (which I want to have) to "google.??" (like google.ca, google.cz etc.) with a yellow bubble-like message ...
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How to search for an address without omnibox interfering?

In Chrome, google search, I'm trying to search for www.outbox.net (not to go to that site). However omnibox tries to take me to that address. What do I do (besides using other browsers and engines)? ...
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Consistent I'm Feeling Lucky macro for Google

I'm making a little script with Autohotkey to quickly go to the first Google result of a search term. My problem is, the only method I've found for doing this though the URL is acting a little ...
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Tutorials for 'mastering' Google search? [closed]

Background It is a simple question but I have realized that maybe my usage of search engines (mainly Google) is rather naive. I am aware of using quotes ("") to search for exact occurrence of ...
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Disable address bar search in Google Chrome at www.google.com

I am aware of this question: How to disable search in the Google Chrome address bar? and this one: Force Chrome to open URLs as URLs, instead of searching However, both of those are about URL ...
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Specifying search type in google chrome before actual search begins

If I need to google foe news or image or anything other than web search, I need to open particular google site then I search or I enter text in chrome address bar which gives me web search result then ...
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How do I view the occurence of my search on Google?

Often times when you type something into google, your phrase will come up in the little search preview but when you click the link itself lo and behold you cannot find your phrase anywhere. I remember ...
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Google search results page on my Firefox looks different

The Google's Search results page on my FF looks different than the usual page I see on other days. Attached below is the screenshot: I checked on several other computers and the Google search results ...
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How can I avoid wasted space on Google searches on large monitors?

There is a lot of wasted space in Google searches (in Chrome) on my 23" monitor (1920x1080 resolution): (click image to enlarge) As you can see, less than 1/3 of the full screen width is actually ...
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What is “o-o---preferred---yh---www.google.com”?

I am using Google search in Chrome and I noticed that the URL looks very strange. I searched something and I got normal results. Somehow, the URL in the address bar just caught my eye and it looked ...
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How to get back the black bar on Google search/mail/translator/etc/ page?

I was always just one click away from the translator, image search etc.. Here is how it was: Now I need to click on the small icon on the right and scroll down, because the translator is for some ...
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How do I make Firefox's Google search use a region-specific URL directly?

When I search for something using the Google search engine on Firefox's top right, it first checks www.google.com which then gets redirected to www.google.co.in. When I'm on a slow connection, this ...
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How to display direct URL of Google Custom Search query?

I tried adding a Google Custom Search Engine to my Firefox search bar. The search URL Firefox created looked something like this -- containing <my-custom-search-engine-ID> and the <query>: ...
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Remove site from single Google search results [closed]

I want to remove a specific website from a single searches results to find what I am looking for. An example (the one that brought me here) is searching for Avery divider marker templates. The Avery ...
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Stop Omnibar from searching within a site

Is there a way to disable the Omnibar in Chrome from searching within a specific site rather than Google when I start my search with that site's name? For example, when I'm trying to search for ...
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Chrome loses scroll position on Google search results

Try this: Go to google.com Search something like stackoverflow Scroll down and click on the last link, for me it was Alexa Press the back button, it's okay if the page didn't finish loading Chrome ...
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Is there a discussion group about google search? [closed]

I figured that google search efficiency is getting worse over the years(and yes I can't find anything regarding this question with google search), either my searching skill is deteriorating or SEOs ...
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Why does Google Search load and then reload when I search from Chrome's URL bar?

When I search something from Google Chrome's URL bar/search bar (as I press enter), the search results appear. Then, about half a second or so later, the search results reload. It's very irritating ...
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Google search on Chrome

Whenever I am searching anything on Chrome i.e. directly typing in address bar and performing search. I am getting the result in which the first link is not available, only its content is available. ...
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Firefox changes Google results URLs to direct [duplicate]

Suppose I am googling for a word, like "firebug": The first link Google gives me looks like this: ...
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How can I copy the URL of a Google search in Safari (after searching via address bar)?

When I enter www.google.com in Safari's address bar and enter a search term in Google's search box I can later copy the URL of that particular Google search from the address bar. However when I ...
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Why is Google so much faster than a hard-drive search?

When I search a file on my HD in Windows 7 or Windows XP it takes some minutes to finish the process. If I fill in a search term in Google, the answer is on my screen in milliseconds How is it ...
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Can I promote certain websites in Google Search? [closed]

I'm a programmer and I use Google a lot. There are lots of websites with solutions for problems, but I prefer StackOverflow. Is there a way I can get StackOverflow higher in my Google search results? ...
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How to use keyboard to go back to the Google Search box

As I need to constantly search with Google engine, and it annoys me really when every time I have to use the mouse to click in the search box to key in the next search key words. Is there an easier ...
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How can I find out which page links to a given URL? [closed]

I have an URL, say this web page: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechDays/TechDays-12-Basel/Keynote-The-great-8-Windows-and-Windows-Phone How can I find out which other pages on the internet link to ...
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Make Firefox go to first result when query typed in address bar?

I have just installed Firefox 17 on Windows 7. When I search by writing a word in the address bar and pressing Enter I am not being redirected to the first result automatically. How can I make ...
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How can I prevent frame breaking in Chrome from Google image searches, etc.?

More often than not, websites with any number of images will use frame breaking scripts to lose Google Image Search's results frame (e.g. this relatively benign case). While I somewhat understand the ...
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Tab + Enter no longer taking me to first Google search result in Chrome

As the title says; I used to be able to press Tab+Enter in Chrome to take me to the first search result. This now only works if I am not signed in to my Google account. When signed in, I can't do it. ...