For those of you who are unaware, unchecking "
Use a prediction service to help complete searches and urls typed in the address bar" in Settings DOES NOT WORK. Unchecking any of these options will not solve it. Clearing any sort of history or cache will not solve it.
Type "asdfghjkl" in the omnibox and press Enter. Then open a new tab and start typing it again; Chrome will automatically fill in the rest of the letters for you.
What physically possible way is there to stop this absurd behavior? Do I need to develop my own browser plugin for this basic anti-feature?