The address bar of the Chrome browser is where you enter the Internet address of the website you want to visit, but you can also use it as a Google search box. This is called an omnibox in the sense of a box where everything is possible. This is a convenient way to get the information you need without having to visit Google.
However, sometimes these convenient features don’t work. If you put a search term, you should get the search results you want. Unfortunately, after waiting for a while, the error screen sometimes appears. If you encounter this when you are busy, you must be very embarrassed.
Here’s how to fix the problem. If you type a search term in the Chrome address bar and you’re connected to an error screen, follow these steps:
- In the Chrome address bar, type
- Copy the address of the ‘Profile Path’ entry.
- Usually starts with ‘C:\Users\~’.
- Close all running Chrome.
- Open Windows ‘File Explorer’ and enter the address of the ‘Profile Path’ you copied above into the address field.
- When ‘File Explorer’ goes to the address you entered, find the ‘History’ file.
- Slowly double-click ‘History’ to make it modifiable.
- Then, modify ‘History.tmp’ by attaching ‘.tmp’ and save.
- Run Chrome and type the search terms you want in the address bar.
- Make sure the search function in the Chrome address bar is working.
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