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14451 Views 20 Replies Latest reply: Jan 31, 2014 10:01 AM by mmmond RSS
  • BCPfan Calculating status...
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    Jul 15, 2012 10:04 AM (in response to bozo_z_clown)


    I know this issue and thread are a few months old, but I too was sick of the "search google" function/short cut searching with Safari instead of Chrome.  I searched google for a fix and this thread came up.  Bozo's solution worked perfectly.  I thought the fix seemed too easy, but it worked great.  Thx!

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    Jan 6, 2013 11:46 PM (in response to jaileer)

    I know this is old but I think I may have just solved it under the Safari>preferences>RSS tab and change default to Chrome.

  • WyoLarsens Calculating status...
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    Mar 29, 2013 4:12 PM (in response to jaileer)

    Not a solution but (for me) an answer: I was having the same issue of right-clicking some text *in Chrome* and doing a Google search but it would launch Safari to do the search. It seems there's a contextual menu item that Chrome includes, "Search Google for 'whatever'" and there's also a contextual menu item that's included by the OS, "Search with Google." I never noticed the second one and have always just used the first, but the second one launches Safari... I must've hit it without looking. 3 times. Today. And wasted an hour trying to figure out why Safari's launching.


    I guess I still don't know why Safari's launching when it knows Chrome is the browser I want to use, but oh, well.

  • BerndNW Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 9, 2013 9:12 AM (in response to silby102)

    Great, it worked! Thanks silby102

  • CREAMASTER Level 1 Level 1 (75 points)
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    Nov 26, 2013 11:14 AM (in response to andyBall_uk)

    This is amazing. It's 2013, almost 2014 as I write this and I see here it's been a bug since 2011… I thought - but no! This has been an issue since 2002! So I guess this is a feature not a bug?


    Search with Google still opens the wrong browser - even after 10 years of being a bug.

  • mmmond Calculating status...
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    Jan 31, 2014 10:01 AM (in response to bozo_z_clown)


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