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I play http://www.conquerclub.com in my free time. There is a Firefox/GreaseMonkey script for this game called BOB that also works on Chrome, but I can't get it installed on my new PC while it runs fine on my old PC.

When I try and click the Install button I get the message that extensions can only be installed from the Google Store. The script is not on the store.

How can I copy the extension to my new PC?
It isn't synchronized like the other scripts and I already tried to copy the folder to my C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions folder without result. I hate to use Firefox just for this one extension. Has someone a solution?

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This might work:

  1. Download the Chrome extension and open the .crx file with 7-Zip.

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  2. Extract the contents of the archive to a directory somewhere.

  3. Open Chrome and type chrome://extensions/ into the address bar.

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  4. Check the "Developer mode" checkbox.

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  5. Click "Load unpacked extension" and browse to the directory where you extracted the files.

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  6. The extension should now install.

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I googled a lot before making this question, and i saw this solution, but there is no .ctx file just a folder with a manifest file and a .js script –  peter Nov 3 '12 at 21:04
    
@peter: Does the .js file by any chance end with .user.js? –  Nathan Osman Nov 3 '12 at 21:15
    
And importing it unpacked or trying to pack it doesn't work, manifest file niot found or incompattible.. –  peter Nov 3 '12 at 21:15
    
yes, you can find it here userscripts.org/scripts/show/52341 –  peter Nov 3 '12 at 21:17
    
@peter: Ah, then it is a UserScript and not a Chrome extension at all. You can install that by simply dragging the file on to the chrome://extensions page. –  Nathan Osman Nov 3 '12 at 21:18

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