Cannot Search From Search Redirects To Countries Search Page

Written by Allen White on. Posted in General, Web

Use not local country redirect

Use not local country redirect

This has started happening over the last day or so. Hopefully it is just a bug and google are NOT going to class this as a new feature. The symptoms are when you go to you get redirected to your local countries search page.Even when you click the link at the bottom of the search page for you cannot get to it.

For example in the UK you get redirected to, In the Netherlands people get redirected to when they try and use

There is a way around this. Instead of trying to use go to

The NCR stands for No Country Redirect. This tells google to NOT redirect you to the search page that is default for your country.

Use this if you are seeing this issue until google hopefully resolve this “problem”


Allen White
Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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