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It used to be instant but it seems to take longer and longer to actually load the page to a point where the browser is ready to focus the search field so I can actually search.

Can I work around this?

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Which browser are you using? Your options will depend on that fact. – ssokolow Nov 18 '11 at 3:19

To work around, you could probably use a plugin/extension to immediately do a Google search without having to load the google.com home page. If you are using Google Chrome, then you can just type your search into the address bar ("omnibar").

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After you entered the URL google.com and pressed ENTER you can start typing right away. No need to wait on any focus. Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari tested.

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Maybe your internet connection and PC speed will affect the outcome. – whitefleaCH Jun 13 '12 at 13:16

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