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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 105393 3-Jul-2012 17:30 Send private message

when i type a search term in the address bar such as 'dogs' it redirects to:
http://www.google.co.nz/blank.html#hl=en&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=dogs&oq=&gs_l=&pbx=1&fp=2bd299b5baffbba&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&biw=1280&bih=923

and i get a blank screen? (using chrome)

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 650156 3-Jul-2012 17:35 Send private message

just found this , looks like im not the only one..
http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/websearch/80GcWKQBZhs

anyone else having problems?

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 650160 3-Jul-2012 17:40 Send private message

Yep I am having the problems 9/10 searches.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 650170 3-Jul-2012 17:50 Send private message

I am having same problem

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  Reply # 650195 3-Jul-2012 18:46 Send private message

Same here too.

Following experimentation, the following things work:
  • using Google directly from its main page
  • performing the search, then remove blank.html from the address and try again.
  • using Incognito for the search
  • using "Paste and search" or "Search Google for..." functions in the contextual menu - for example, type your query, highlight, copy, and then right-click and hit "Paste and Search"




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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 650196 3-Jul-2012 18:49 Send private message

Me too. Mine get redirected to https://google... though. WTF?

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  Reply # 650200 3-Jul-2012 19:05 Send private message

Have a look at this work around- http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/03/google-chrome-searches-redirecting-to-blank-html-but-theres-a/

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