Ask Dave Taylor: Tech and Business


How to disable Google Suggest

I know I am stupid but I hate the Google thing by which when you enter a word a window drops open to show all the words you might type at that point! How can I get rid of this unwanted prompt that is such a nuisance?

Being baffled by computers hardly makes you stupid. In fact, I'd say it makes you "one of us" since everyone I know gets befuddled by some aspect of technology eventually.

In this instance, you're talking about Google Suggest and it's one of those things where either you love it or you hate it. And it sounds like you've moved along that continuum since you started trying it.

For those of you that haven't tried Google Suggest, here's a screenshot showing...