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Has anyone noticed that all of a sudden (as of this morning) that Google Chrome looks different? My Chrome browser looks as if it's grayed out (colors are darker, almost a black-n-white look), and tab titles look lighter than usual, something is def not right, possibly caused by the latest update? Anyone else experiencing this?

I tried uninstalling/re-installing and it didn't work?

If nobody else is experiencing this I'll chalk it up to it being my computer and remove this question....

(All my other browsers work fine)

Chrome Version: Version 32.0.1700.76 m

OS: Windows 7

UPDATE: Downgrading to version 31x fixed all of these problems, I'm guessing it had to do with an incompatibility issue with the chrome update and my current GC driver, as NVIDIA has been acting up lately....

Also note that the rendering of default input elements such as text, dropdown menus, and number inputs are rendering incorrectly, and sometimes you can't even see the content.


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what it should look like:

What mine looks like: enter image description here

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can you include screenshot, plus add Chrome version and your OS. – Vladimir Oselsky Jan 17 '14 at 18:09
added a few pics above – A.O. Jan 17 '14 at 18:33
Have you checked your video cables? Try to disconnect and reconnect video cables. – Vladimir Oselsky Jan 17 '14 at 18:50
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Have you've gone incognito? It's darker. Here is the main window sitting behind the incognito one to give you the color difference.

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To get there click the click the three bars on the right to get this setup menu.

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Yes, it sort of has that affect, but that's not the problem, I'm not in incognito mode, and there is no little "spy character" in the top left corner – A.O. Jan 17 '14 at 18:23
How about any of these? – Eliptical View Jan 17 '14 at 18:26
tried changing theme, no difference, rolled back to default, still see the above issues. i added some pics in the question – A.O. Jan 17 '14 at 18:33
What happens if you re-install? – Eliptical View Jan 17 '14 at 18:35
We all have stupid problems that occur from time to time. Last week I had a directory I absolutely could not delete. I heard of a computer professor who could not delete some widget from his desktop. It's part of life in the bit lane. – Eliptical View Jan 17 '14 at 19:13

I could not get rid of this issue either. I had to rename the executable file for chrome to something else to get the old chrome back(chromer.exe). This worked and my chrome is back to normal. Subsequently, internet explorer stopped working, it will not load at all. I do not know if they are related to the same issue or not.

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