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Description of the issue:
How can this issue be reproduced?
- Type any words to search with google.com as default search engine
- Hit enter
- Nothing is searched for and google.com appears (doesnt seem to happen for any other search engines)
Words put in address bar should google terms as a search automatically
Brave Version( check
1.40.105 Chromium: 103.0.5060.53 Official Build 64-bit
This does seem strange. Are you still having this issue?
Have you updated Brave to the latest version (1.40.109 at this point)?
If you could include a short recording/clip of the behavior it might help us understand what’s going on.
Until then, do you have any extensions installed/enabled? If so, does it still happen with them all disabled?
Does the issue occur in a Private window?
Add another instance of google search engine with the following info:
Search engine: googlecom
Make the “new google” as default search engine.
I had the same issue incognito as well as extensions disabled. I uninstalled chrome and brave deleting all history and then restarted a few days ago, waited a bit, reinstalled both and the issue is gone. I tried a reinstall before that and issue was still present so I tried to clear everything I could which helped it. I was afraid it was some kind of malware but it legit went to Google.com, not a spam site.
Long story short, it’s gone now after a full uninstall and delayed reinstall. Never figured it out. Thanks for getting back to me.
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