Chrome's default search engine is https://www.google.com.
How we can force chrome to use http://www.google.com without
I need a solution that allows proxies to rewrite my URLs, but
https currently makes this impossible...
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In deed it is possible to configure any browser to use Google without SSL. This technique is called "NORD Technique" (I named it :-))
It is sufficient to use "http://www.google.com/search?nord=1&q=%s" as the search engine url.
For the sake of the question, I will make a step by step explanation for Google Chrome.
At this phase it's enough to use Google w/o SSL by using the keyword you have chosen.
Further, we'll make this new added search engine the default search engine, so your all search es within the omnibar will use non-ssl Google. To do this, find the relevant listing row on the "Other search engines" list, hover it and click revealed "Make default" link.
You cannot disable SSL if you are signed into your Google account. However, you can configure your network's DNS records using the
NoSSLSearch option. See SSL Search at Google Help for more information.
Google has stopped allowing non-ssl connections to
www.google.com when you are signed in. The only way that you can access
http://www.google.com is to be signed out.
For the sake of my own curiosity, why would you want to be connected to http: