Chrome Search

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Graeme
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Chrome Search

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When ever, for the last half hour, I search for something in Google in Chrome I get this:

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Should I be worried?

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Probably not. You might shut down your computer and restart it to see if the behavior persists.

You might also check your router to see if the outgoing internet traffic is unusually heavy - see How to Monitor Network Traffic.
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Thanks Hans.

Still the same after a restart. I searched for NGC7479 and got the same result.

I'm out and about and using my phone as a hot spot and I've used just under 5Gb of data watching the snooker. I'm going to watch Startrek on Netflix now.

Hopefully it will be back to normal when I get home and connect to the router.

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It's probably because your IP address is in use by many other devices. I get this when I use a VPN to access Google (but I don't use Google very often).
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Re: Chrome Search

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Thanks Stuart

Nobody asked for my password, so I think it was only me tethered to my phone. And I only had my laptop connected.

Anyway it's alright this morning! So no worries.

Thanks

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