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How can I block all pop-ups with Chrome?

Some Websites (often links to 2leep.com) have very annoing advertising: If I click on a link, they open a popup with their adds and open the link I'm interested in. If I go to ...
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Extension that blocks ads on Google Chrome [closed]

I'd like to be able to block ads from showing while I browse the Internet on Google Chrome. I've looked, but I'm always nervous about installing add-ons. Is there an extension that does this?
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What Chrome password manager fits my requirements?

To prevent myself from using the same password everywhere I would like to start using a good password manager. Because most of my passwords are used in the browser I'm searching for something that ...
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Backup extensions, bookmarks and other customizations from Google Chrome

I am reinstalling my OS and I would like to keep the list of installed extensions, bookmarks and other customizations in my Google Chrome browser. How can I re-create the setup on the new system?
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Google Chrome Extension that Hides my IP [closed]

Is there a Google Chrome extension that allows me to hide my current IP ( I'm located in a country outside the US) and make it into a US IP? The reason I want to do this is because I want to be able ...
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Error installing apps and extensions from Chrome Web Store

Trying to install an App or Extension in Chrome Web Store fails. Console Message is this. I don't "cancel the install". It says: "checking.." (grey) and then there is the blue install button again. ...
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How can I get Tampermonkey's Chrome Sync to actually sync?

Firstly, the Tampermonkey sync setup is described here. The above-described process is not working for me, however. I've written a few scripts on one machine, where Chrome Sync is enabled, and have ...
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creating new tab in chrome when typing into address bar

This is something that other browsers can do by default, or at least Firefox. And up until recently I could accomplish the same thing with an extension called Chrome Toolbox by Google. However, it ...
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How can I see what is causing Chrome to run slowly?

I realise that I can turn off all plugins and then turn them back on, one-by-one, but is there an alternative that would show me which plugins are chewing up memory or processing power? Pages can be ...
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Personal Block List overwriting text in search results

I have been using the Chrome Extension Personal Block List from Google for quite some time. In the recent past, however, it has been having display issues in search results. As you can see in the ...
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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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Apply styles to pages in Chrome before extensions load

I would like to apply custom CSS to pages in Chrome, but before the extensions are loaded. I'm already familiar with this solution: Applying custom style to internal Chrome pages But I need to ...
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How to download multiple files using Chrome?

Firefox had flashgot which added all the links available in a page and you could choose files by type, etc, but in Chrome how do I do this? I tried Download Master but it doesn't work. Keeps asking ...
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Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page?

Is there any Chrome extension, by which I would be alerted by auto highlight when my keyword is found on a page? I do not want to use crtl+f every time.
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Mute Flash in Google Chrome Mac OS X (or just mute any app in Mac OS X)

Is this possible using an extension for chrome or using a 3rd party app?
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How can I prevent Google Chrome update from re-enabling integrated Flash plugin?

I frequently debug Flex applications in Google Chrome and use a debug version of Flash Player to get the job done. However, for some time now, Google Chrome has deployed an integrated version of ...
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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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Is there a way to make Chrome ask me every time a web page tries to redirect me?

For example there are a lot of sites like bit.ly. I want Chrome to stop and ask me every time such a site tries to redirect me somewhere.
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Copy text from rectangle selection in Chrome

A picture is worth a thousand words : In Rietveld web diff tool I want to copy code from one of the buffer, but text selection with the mouse spreads over the other buffer when selecting multiple ...
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How do you stop Google Chrome trying to open RSS feeds instead of showing the xml (which is what I want)

I am doing a little debugging and want to read the pure and simple rss xml response in Chrome and do not want Google Reader to be opened...how can this be done? Thanks P.S I don't use Google Reader ...
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Force Chrome to keep history longer than 10 weeks

I am looking for a way to have Chrome keep my history for longer than 10 weeks. The main functionality I am looking for is the ability to see hyperlinks displayed in purple for websites that I've ...
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Install KeePassHttp plugin for KeepassX on Mac OS X Lion

I installed KeepassX on my new Mac and I want to use a plugin (KeePassHttp) to autofill logins on Chrome. The instructions tell me to place it in the program directory of KeepassX but I cannot drag it ...
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How to remove a rogue extension labelled “Installed by enterprise policy”

I found a rogue extension (likely malware?) that I cannot removed, as the delete icon is greyed out and the extension says "installed by enterprise policy". I have tried running Spybot Search and ...
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Google Chrome extension that highlights all links on a webpage

Is there a Google Chrome extension that highlights all links on a webpage like when I do Ctrl-F?
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How to view source of Google Chrome extensions?

I'm interested in some Google Chrome extensions, namely Minimalist for Gmail and Minimalist for Google Reader, but I would like to view their source before I install them. Is viewing plugin source ...
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Extensions hidden, how do you unhide the extensions

All of a sudden my Chrome extensions are gathered in a hidden menu in Chrome: When I click on the double arrow I see them all. How can I return them to be visible not in a menu, but on the browser ...
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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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Is there a Chrome extension to swap out CSS? [closed]

I'm trying to completely replace the CSS for a domain with different CSS (i.e. swap out the CSS at gaming.SE for that of Stack Overflow). I'd ideally like an extension that lets me do this. I've used ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open Extensions menu in Chrome?

I open the Keyboard Shortcut menu far more often than I'd like to admit. How do I open this with a keyboard shortcut?
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How to start Chrome with only some extensions selectively enabled?

I'm trying to figure out a way to create a shortcut or batch file, to launch Google Chrome with just the extension "Ad-block" enabled but all other extensions disabled. I have a shortcut for Chrome ...
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How do I remove funmoods from Chrome?

I was installing vlc video player. But accidentally, I ended up installing the funmoods toolbar app too. How do you get rid of it?
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any chrome plugin to protect saved passwords

Is there any plugin in chrome to protect my saved passwords from prying eyes? I have a laptop and some times it is difficult to avoid giving laptop to people. EDIT I use Linux not windows and ...
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Unable to remove Google Chrome extensions

I am trying to remove a few Google Chrome extensions from my system, go to the Extensions menu, click on the Trash icon, confirm that I want to remove these extensions, and they get removed for a ...
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Google Chrome : My statubar disappeared

Somehow, my Google Chrome status bar disappeared. The usuall status bar only appears on Incognito (private browsing) mode. How to may it reappear? And even if it does, how to make it show the full URL ...
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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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Is there a Google bar for Chrome?

In Firefox there is an official Google bar (Google Toolbar). Is there one for Chrome? EDIT I want the Google bar with the buttons for Gmail, Anlytics etc ... I don't mean the search part of search ...
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What is a quick way to access Chrome extensions?

I'm trying to switch from Firefox to Chrome, so trying to get up to speed with the interface. I have installed some Chrome extensions such as World Clock. To access it I have to: Click Wrench ...
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Export an app from Google Chrome?

Long ago, I downloaded an extention from the Google Chrome Store. Currently, that extension is not available in the Google Chrome Store, but present and working fine in my computer. Anyhow, if I sync ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop

I have been successfully able to use Chrome Remote Desktop to access other computers when not behind a firewall/proxy server. As soon as I try to use Chrome Remote Desktop when behind a ...
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Google Chrome: increase text size instead of zoom?

Firefox has a "Zoom Text Only" setting, if the width of a webpage is just right, but the text is too small. IIRC, this used to be normal in web browsers... not anymore. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Repositioning “Most Visited” List in Google Chrome?

Is it possible to manually re-position/re-arrange the list of "Most Visited" Web Sites visible whenever you open a new tab in Google Chrome? Here's a screenshot: I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
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How can I get Google Hangouts to start minimized?

I have the desktop (i.e. Chrome extension) version of Hangouts—it starts up whenever I launch Chrome. How can I get it to start minimised? (It can be minimised manually by clicking on the X that ...
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Can I disable Chrome's Extension Content Verification?

Since a short while, google chrome extensions are 'content verified', meaning other apps can't 'hack' them. Sort of a good thing, but incredibly annoying, because I hack them all the time, to tweak ...
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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How can I get Google Chrome to show my home page whenever a new tab is opened?

Using the latest Chrome stable version, is there a way either, by editing some config file or via an extension, that will allow me to specify that my home page be opened each time I click the NEW TAB ...
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Is there a Chrome extension to remove certain domains/websites from Google results?

I would like certain websites to be removed from Google results, since they simply waste my time. I generally avoid clicking them, but it would be nice if there was an extension for it. For the ...
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Chrome prevent update of all tabs, when re-open browser?

Usually I have more than 30 tabs, and when I close and re-open browser, Chrome tries to update all of them. It`s very slow. I need all the tabs would be reopened (only link at the tab), but would be ...
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How to access tabs synced by Chrome, without the original new tab?

In the near future I will have to start syncing my tabs while I'm travelling. A small problem is that I use a custom new tab (html file I load using this extension). So I don't have access to the ...
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Does Chrome Remote Desktop work through LAN aswell?

Assuming both my Client and Server are on the same LAN, would the connection for Chrome Remote Desktop go through the LAN only, or would it still travel through Google Servers thereby adding to the ...
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Automatically hibernate Google Chrome tabs

In Google Chrome, is it possible to set tabs to hibernate when not in use (to reduce memory usage)? I've noticed that Chrome starts to lag significantly on my machine when I have more than 20 tabs ...