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How do I stop Opera from searching from the address bar?

  • I'm trying to acccess individual units in my home network by their Host Name and not IP Address. But every time I try, Opera searches the internet instead of just resolving the Host Name or telling me it cannot. For example, my printer is an HP unit named- shockingly enough- HPPrinter. But every time I type that into the address bar, I get a Google search for HP Printers. [Shouting removed]

  • @frustrateduser Most obvious answer is to type the protocol http:// in front of it. Maybe adding a slash / at the end would also work.