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Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Nov 2015 2:49 p.m. PST

Has anyone else had this problem? This is twice now, on five different searches, in two locations and different computers, that Google has just not searched. I typed in the search terms, hit the search button or enter and . . . nothing. Just a big white screen.

I had to look something up on Bing. I know it was Halloween but still . . .

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2015 3:48 p.m. PST

I'll ask Kevin, Scott.

I'm sure he'll KNOW the answer…..

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian02 Nov 2015 4:02 p.m. PST

Have you checked the Interociter?

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Nov 2015 5:27 p.m. PST

I don't know why I didn't look there first.

Don't ask Kevin, Dave. I'm sure he has enough on his plate as it is.

CeruLucifus02 Nov 2015 11:54 p.m. PST

My 13-year-old son had that issue recently. Chrome searches bring back white screen, but if he pastes same URL into IE it comes up. We have assumed his local Chrome profile is corrupt. I didn't have time to look at it, then he reported he'd fixed it. Think it was roundabout way chasing some red herrings: Uninstalled antivirus software or something, got it working, reinstalled different antivirus software.

Quick search using keywords "chrome search blank page" brings back a few hits. Ignore the ones that aren't from 2015; there was apparently a similar bug in 2012 that was fixed by Google patch release. For the current issue, some people report if they hit Refresh on the blank page it will bring up their search. Also apparently Incognito mode works OK. Best root cause diagnosis seems to be corrupted history, and fix is to clear history data.

Home that helps.

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Nov 2015 8:26 a.m. PST

That does help. Thank you!

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP03 Nov 2015 9:50 a.m. PST

Wife had same issue on our Windows 8 box. The tech support call resulted in her going back into the Chrome set up and reset it to defaults. She then had to add in the "Show Home" button on the on the set up.

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member03 Nov 2015 10:29 a.m. PST

my database is on a google server and yes Ive experience several blackouts.

haywire Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2015 12:32 p.m. PST

Yeah I have had the same issue. But, like CeruLucifus, if I type in the URL in IE it will work.

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