View Full Version : Google madness

24-08-2011, 03:41 PM
ok so when i sign into my youtube account it signs me into my google account too. now. i dont have a problem with that but how do i stop google from auto searching when i type into the search bar? its like, when i start typing something it starts pulling up pages i dont even want its driving me nuts. this only does this when im signed in. how to stop please?

Speedy Gonzales
24-08-2011, 04:12 PM
Thats because Google own YouTube. It uses the same username / pw, you use for Gmail. Go into your settings in Youtube. See if there's an option to kill it

24-08-2011, 05:12 PM
Do you mean google 'instant'? Turn that off under google options.


25-08-2011, 03:33 PM
yes i think thats what it called. instant? i cant seem to find the setting to stop it tough

25-08-2011, 04:57 PM
1) Go to Google.co.nz

2) Click the options button at top right corner

3) Click on Search Settings

4) Scroll down to Google Instant

3) Check the box that says "Do not use Google Instant"

4) Click Save Preferences at bottom right.

26-08-2011, 05:37 PM
awesome! worked a treat thanks your help man