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Google Instant Search

I've just discovered that this has been activated for me although I didn't think it was coming to the UK until next week.
It's a bit disconcerting at first seeing all the search results change as you type the search terms!
Anyone else had a play with it yet?
http://www.google.com/instant/
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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Broadband: Andrews & Arnold Home::1 (FTTC 80/20)
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Re: Google Instant Search

Yes - and I ignore the flashing results below and just watch the I'm feeling lucky section
VileReynard
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Re: Google Instant Search

Yes - and you can't turn it off!

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Re: Google Instant Search

Yes you can - just logout of your Google Account
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Re: Google Instant Search

You don't have to log out!
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
   Why I have left Plusnet (warning: long post!)   
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Re: Google Instant Search

Also, in your search settings:
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
   Why I have left Plusnet (warning: long post!)   
Broadband: Andrews & Arnold Home::1 (FTTC 80/20)
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Re: Google Instant Search

Google is my friend and I think I like Instant.
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Re: Google Instant Search

Just had a popup - instant search disabled as your connection is too slow  Grin Grin
johpal
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Re: Google Instant Search

I'm using the latest version of Google Chrome. Here's what I receive when I try to use Google Instant Search:
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Google Instant is not available for your web browser.
Please upgrade to the latest version of a modern browser to use Google Instant.

  Crazy
pierre_pierre
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Re: Google Instant Search

Quote from: Oldjim
Just had a popup - instant search disabled as your connection is too slow  Grin Grin

works OK on mine Jim Cool Cool Cool

stange as this is the BT one down a minute before

Download speedachieved during the test was - 7123 Kbps
For your connection, the acceptable range of speedsis 2000-21000 Kbps.
Additional Information:
Your DSL Connection Rate :6112 Kbps(DOWN-STREAM), 448 Kbps(UP-STREAM)
IP Profile for your line is - 9000 Kbps
The throughput of Best Efforts (BE) classes achieved during the test is - 6.23:39.78:53.98 (SBE:NBETongueBE)
These figures represent the ratio while sententiously passing Sub BE, Normal BE and Priority BE marked traffic.
The results of this test will vary depending on the way your ISP has decided to use these traffic classes.