"Recommended"

  • Hey,

    I just installed Opera on a new PC and there's this "Recommended" in the Adressbar now. It's Version: 30.0.1835.157 in
    Version: 30.0.1835.125 there isn't such a bar.

    Is it possible to get rid of it or is it finally time to move on?

  • I never saw something like that...
    can you post a screenshot of that?

  • Of course,

    here it is: http://oi58.tinypic.com/25729ax.jpg

  • What's the name of your Opera install?
    You might check that folder name and the name of the launch file.

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera

    launcher.exe
    or
    opera.exe

    doesn't make a difference.

    Build: 30.0.1835.157

  • In Opera beta 31 there is a flag related to this: browser://flags/#site-tiles. I couldn't find it on Opera Stable 30.

  • Isn't Opera 30.0.1835.125 the latest Stable version?

  • Isn't Opera 30.0.1835.125 the latest Stable version?

    Yes.

  • And yet hes using 30.0.1835.157?

  • @herrevo he really meant a screenshot showing "Recommended" in the address bar - does it show with Speed dial in the background, or do you see an error message - or perhaps search results? Could come from your startup settings, or an extension, or something in the shortcut used to start it. But yes, 1835.125 is the latest table version - so we may need to know where you got this .157 build ...

  • I used the main Page download "Opera_NI_stable.exe" to install. It show's even in the speed dial. No error message.

  • Herrevo, check your downloads history and show the source of your download, would you?

  • Any extensions? Seen an extension do something like that before ...

    Is the actual text gray and can't be selected? Could be an error in the translation. In English the message in the address bar is "Enter search or web address" - if it is a bad translation then it'll also show in a new tab, but only on the speed dial page.

  • It doesn't matter if I reinstall everything including extensions, use it without extensions or switch languages.

    But it seems strange to me, that the installer always offers to upgrade my opera installation, as If he would not get that the current installed version is already the highest.

    If you want me to do some deep debugging suggest something to start with.

    Installer
    Size: 671 KB (687.600 Bytes)
    Source: http://net.geo.opera.com/opera/stable/windows?http_referrer=missing_via_opera_com&utm_source=(direct)_via_opera_com&utm_medium=doc&utm_campaign=(direct)_via_opera_com
  • I never saw something like that...
    can you post a screenshot of that?

    actually, I did see it before... just didn't realized you were talking about that
    In latest dev that flag is removed (i can't find it)
    and I don't believe that flag reached stable build, plus I also have 30.0.1835.125 as latest

  • I'm running Opera 30.0.1835.110 and have the same 'problem' here.
    I asked on twitter some weeks ago, but @opera didn't even understood what the problem is.
    Is there any way to get rid of that "Recommended" field? It is really annoying.

  • Probably more A/B testing guys...

  • If it's a test, well, there is the result: It sucks! Please remove it!
    If there's no way to remove this sh*t, I'm going to switch to another browser. 😞

  • Still no news? Isn't there any support? Is this the way you deal with your customers?
    This is disappointing. 😞

  • Yeah, its almost like you are paying zero money for this support and its just a bunch of random people on the internet doing it out of the kindness of their hearts...

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