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Chrome: NPAPI plugin is required for this app

I'm trying to install the Sway.fm Unified Music Media Keys extension for Chrome, but I'm receiving the following error message. This application is not supported on this computer. Installation has ...
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How do I disable Developer Mode Extensions (Chrome 64-bit)?

I installed RoboForm in Developer Mode. Ever since, I get this prompt every time I open Chrome. Is there a way to disable the prompt?
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Opening Excel Files From Sharepoint using Google Chrome

When I attempt to open an excel file from Sharepoint using Google Chrome, I get an error message: that there is an unsupported feature and would I like to open in Excel. If you say yes, then I get ...
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What is the “Google Drive Client Native Proxy” Chrome Extension for?

I noticed I have an extension installed, "Google Drive Client Native Proxy", but I'm not familiar with what its purpose is, nor do I remember installing it. I'm assuming it was installed by Google for ...
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how to prevent Chromium from remembering a certain form field?

There are some form fields on some websites, where I enter a one-time code sent by SMS or generated by a hardware token, to authenticate to some service. The Chromium browser remembers the previous ...
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How can I spell check web pages from the browser?

How can I spell check web pages when browsing them? I've added the After the Deadline Chrome extension, but it only seems to work on forms and not whole web pages. I'm happy to use Firefox if that ...
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Chrome Extension - Rename tabs based on bookmark name

I'm looking for an extension/plug in that will automatically rename tabs based on my bookmark names. Working on browsers with a lot of tabs for reporting and work - wanted to just sort the tabs out. ...
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Make Chrome automatically click on a specific link on a specific website

I need to configure Google Chrome to click on a specific link on a specific website (or even better, websites in a specific domains), just to automate something I have to use all the time. Is there ...
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Where are HTTPS Everywhere rules stored in Google Chrome?

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7. I've installed HTTPS Everywhere extension and I want to add my own custom rule. According to this document it should be stored in a HTTPSEverywhereUserRules ...
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Re-enable extensions not coming from Chrome Web Store on Chrome v35+ (with enhanced security)

Does anybody know how to re-enable your own extensions after they were disabled by the Chrome v35 update? (Mostly greasemonkey scripts in my case, thus simple .js files previously drag-n-dropped in ...
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How can Chrome search among the title/URL of already opened tabs, like Firefox?

When you manage many tabs, Firefox has a great feature to avoid opening the same page again, if it's already opened in some other tab: as you type a URL (or title page), Firefox shows in its ...
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How can I remove a specific request header before sending a request in Chrome or Firefox?

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox extension that would allow me to remove certain request headers from all requests to a certain server. Specifically, I'm trying to disable the browser from ...
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A plugin to hide “we set cookies” information

Is there any plugin that would block this annoying information displayed on majority of sites I visit?
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Google Chrome extensions - how to see what extensions are enabled

I'm setting up a new computer, and am trying to recreate my old Google Chrome environment. I can see which extensions I had installed by extracting out the extension names from each extension's ...
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How does Safari's Reader work and when does it show up?

Safari's Reader feature is a cool little app that displays a web page as a newspaper article --- without all the distracting sidebars, comments, and ads. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, ...
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Install Google Chrome extension from CRX without using Chrome

I get the UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL error when attempting to add any extension from the Chrome web store or the .crx file dragging into Chrome manually. I've given up attempts to ...
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How can I save specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? [duplicate]

How can I save one or more specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? My original thought was to find a cookie ...
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Prevent exceptions from extensions from pausing Chrome debugger?

In Chrome Dev Tools' debugger, if Pause On Exceptions is enabled, an exception in a Chrome extension will pause the debugger. This is pretty annoying. Is there any way to prevent these scripts ...
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Web Store doesn't work with Chromium Version 28.0.1497.0, what do I do?

Using Chromium Version 28.0.1497.0 on a Windows 7 PC, I wanted to add the Evernote Web Clipper extension to Chromium but when I went to the Web Store it said "Your Chrome version is not supported by ...
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Has anyone created a Chrome Extension that directs certain sites to a FluidApp?

I love using FluidApp but when I click on links (in Chrome) for the sites that I have created apps for (for example NetFlix) it opens a new tab on Chrome. I would love for it to open the fluid app ...
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Opening multiple windows (each with different tabs) when Chrome starts

I need Chrome to startup with multiple windows with different tabs in each. Is there an extension I can use for this or a setting I don't know about? I am able to do this in Firefox using session ...
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How to get rid of Stayfocusd chrome extension?

I installed Stayfocusd extension to boost my productivity and minimize time spent reading about dietary habits of Mongol soldiers in Genghis Khan's time, or the detailed differences between shallots ...
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Chrome extension to open file instead of download it to filesystem?

Is there a Google Chrome extension, app, hack or something that will add an option on the download dialog to Open the file right away, instead of having to download it to a specific place? Thanks
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Is it possible to invert the controls for Chrome Remote Desktop on my Android devices?

I would like to invert the controls on Chrome Remote Desktop for my Android devices so when I scroll down it goes up on the screen. This is how it used to be for LogMeIn Ignition (that I paid $30 for ...
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How to set Chrome browser image as wallpaper in Linux?

I want to set an image in Chrome browser as desktop wallpaper without explicitly downloading the image. Something like ...
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How do I filter out messages sent from Gmail from the “Comment Save” Google Chrome Extension?

Extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ndmcbhmmonjkclhmeidccodfhlifmmco I did include "gmail.com" in the filters, but it still doesn't leave out stuff from Gmail. Here are the filter ...
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How to remove Chrome policies?

I found some weird policies on my chrome by visiting chrome://policy/ (or about:policy), like ExtensionInstallSources or ExtensionInstallWhitelist. I though it may be from some virus because on other ...
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Why are the older add-ons not compatible with new versions of Firefox? [closed]

I have been having this issue since I was a kid. Why does this happen? Which part of Firefox changes that makes it "Uncompatible" with an add-on which is just 0.0.1 version older than the new one. ...
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How to have the Windows Media Player Extension for HTML5 operational across Chrome restarts?

Some of the Internet radio stations I listen to are employing Windows Media Player. Since I use the Chrome browser (37.0.2062.120 m), I installed the Windows Media Player Extension for HTML5 for ...
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How to implement a secure personal web browser on an office PC?

My employer has a thankfully enlightened view regarding web usage during working hours and I would prefer to remain signed into my own personal web pages that I will view during quiet periods or ...
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How to auto-save pictures opened in tabs with one click

In Google Chrome, how can I auto-save pictures in all open tabs at once, or with one click? Is this possible? I don't want to lose time for saving all the pictures in their tabs.
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Opera gestures in Chrome

I am using Chrome but I miss the old Opera gestures (specifically right click + left click for back and LC + RC for forward). I have tried the following extensions, and although they offer some nice ...
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Switching tabs with the mouse wheel

Normally I use Opera, but a certain CMS I am managing fails to support it and works best in Chrome due to gratuitous JavaScript. I am looking for some way to be able to switch tabs in Chrome by ...
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Google Chrome, set LocalStorage location

I've made a Chrome Extension that is like a bot as such, automates signing up on page, performing tasks, and loops. I need to know how I would go about setting Chrome to use a random location for ...
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Google Chrome new tab behavior change

I want to change the behavior of "New Tabs" that are opened in Google Chrome. What I want is whenever I open new tab in chrome the newly opened tab doesn't load itself until I switch to that tab. Is ...
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Activating a Chrome extension that is not from the Chrome Web Store

How do I activate a Chrome extension found as a *.crx file? So far, what I have seen is that Chrome does not allow you to install extensions that aren't found on Chrome Web Store, at least on its ...
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How to unblock chrome extensions on public computers

All the computers in my University have now new Google chrome installed on them. The problem is that they disabled all the extensions. When I try to install an extension from the store it just gets ...
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Why are my chrome extensions are not showing inside omnibox

Recently I saw my all extension are pushed in small drop down menu on the right of chrome omnibox ? (see the screenshot) This is a problem because now I have to make 2 clicks (first on drop down ...
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Ways to see a list of all the tabs open in Chrome?

You know how when you get to 10+ tabs open in your browser (in this case Chrome) and you can't tell which tab is which anymore? I'm sure there are some good extension or something - what's the best ...
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chrome plugin for using proxy service?

I want to view certain websites, travelling through proxies? Does such a google chrome plugin exist where I can just go through proxy with one click for a certain webpage?
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How to download Chrome extensions for installing in another computer?

A computer I use doesn't have access to chrome.google.com/extensions website. I wish I could download the plugin and then use the file to install it, but the only option I have is to install. The ...
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Quick Scroll for Firefox

Is there an equivalent to the Chrome Quick Scroll add-on for Firefox? https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/okanipcmceoeemlbjnmnbdibhgpbllgc This is a killer feature of the Chrome browsing ...
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Unable to uninstall or remove adware “Browser Shop” from browser

few days ago i opted for auto-installation of some software and i believe this adware was installed along with it. I uninstalled the software and did removed this adware extension from chrome, also ...
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How to open Google Chrome with extensions disabled / turned off?

Google Chrome is crashing when I try to open it. I'm assuming that it's probably a bad extension that's causing the problem. How can I start up Chrome with all extensions disabled / turned off?
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Use the Chrome Devtools Console Filter to hide console errors caused by extensions

I would like to remove all the ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT errors I get due to AdBlock, so I thought the Filter field would be appripriate but I can't use it to reverse filter. Basically what I want is ...
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Tampermonkey and crx file

I have a crx file I want to run but since it didint come from the chrome store - google disables it. How do you add it to tamper monkey? Thanks.
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Chrome Extensions that modify pages suddenly makes that page not load

All of a sudden, all Chrome extensions that modify pages started acting weird. I first noticed this when I tried to go on Google but it wouldn't load, then I tried to go on Facebook which wouldn't ...
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Install Chrome US-Version outside of US for native OK Google

I read that the "Ok Google" Hands-Free-Hotword for Chrome is currently only available for US Chrome Users (I'm from Austria). I know that a plugin exists but I either need a valid *.crx Version of it ...
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Can't open extensions

I understand that Chrome extensions can be launched by clicking their icons located across the address bar, or from a drop-down menu below a chevron to the immediate left of the Chrome control icon (3 ...
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How do you launch a Chrome extension without going to the app store?

A few months ago there was an update to Google Chrome that got rid of all my "Apps" on the home page. There's only one I use, and now that it's gone it's incredibly frustrating. I use the PostMan App ...