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Start Chrome applications without extensions

I use some chrome applications like Google keep and others. Big problem is what all they start with all my chrome extensions, what causes large memory consumption and slow start. Is there a problem?...
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Disabled JavaScript and JS-based extensions in Google Chrome

Some sites I visit tend to use heavy JS scripting causing some lags if they are open in multiple tabs simultaneously. I would really love to disable JS for all of them that might not require JS to ...
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Is using Chrome extention safe?

is using Google Chrome browser extension plugin safe in terms of online shopping ,banking,privacy and security. i am an online shopper and excess to banking accounts regularly what i want to know is ...
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How to install a Chrome extension from outside of Google Chrome App Store

I'm using an extension for Google Chrome named Evernote Clearly. Unfortunately the extension is not supported anymore by Evernote und hance not available in the Chrome App Store. But I still have it ...
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Copy Chrome extensions from one computer to another

Has anyone successfully downloaded Google Chrome apps (or extensions or whatever they are called) from another browser and then installed them on Chrome? Google Web Store and Google Play are blocked ...
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Scrolling in Chrome on Windows 7 is very slow?

I have Chrome 13.0.782.220 m version and Windows 7 Proffesional. The problem is that when I open random site in new tab and then continue to scroll in the current site, the scrolling starts to lag big ...
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Set image as desktop background without downloading it in Google Chrome

Is there any functionality within chrome or is there an extension available that allows image opened in chrome tab to be set as desktop background without actually downloading it, just like Firefox ...
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How to disable “uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading”?

I'm using the Chrome browser extension uBlock Origin. It works to block ads and other elements on web pages. However sometimes it blocks whole pages with the message: uBlock Origin has prevented ...
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Can I import my Chrome bookmarks into Firefox? [duplicate]

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox and I was wondering if I can get my bookmarks out of Chrome and into Firefox somehow. Is it possible to export to some standard format and import into Firefox? ...
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Use Google Keep as default notes services on Windows 10

I noticed that in Windows 10 you are able to set some kind of app for notes. By default this is Microsoft's OneNote. However I am not a big fan of OneNote so I would like to configure it to work ...
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How can I enable pretty-printing in Chrome manually?

There are some great Chrome extensions around for pretty-printing JSON (great SU question here: Google Chrome Plugin for JSON Reading), but they all seem to depend on detecting whether the incoming ...
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How can I make my Chrome to change the background color of webpages with a single click?

I know I could open the developer tools and change the CSS of a page every time I didn't like the dark background and the white letters. But I'm looking for a feature or extension that could switch ...
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Extension/Script/Program that will refresh page until a certain phrase/keyword is found or is not found?

Is there any program/extension that I can use with browser that will refresh a webpage and search for a certain phrase or text and then stop once the phrase is found or is not found. For example say ...
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Why are some Chrome extensions grayed out in the extension toolbar?

Some of my Chrome extensions have greyed out. These extensions are generally still functional. The only thing that doesn't seem to work is the counter for the Inbox Checker extension. What does it ...
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Importing none-json cookies into chrome

I need to import cookie values live into chrome unformatted (not json) as http cookies. So far i've only been able to do this with one value at a time and in firefox with cookies.txt extension. Is ...
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open chrome devtools in iphone mode

Is there a flag to open chrome with dev tools so that the window is in iphone mode? If not would it be possible to write an extension & if so can someone point me to some beginning resources for ...
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stop images from being downloaded on webpage in chrome

I am on a limited connection. I would like to be able to stop chrome from downloading images (not hiding images) on webpages. I would also prefer any alternative browser as solution if this feature is ...
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How do I get a Google Hangouts extension button in my Chrome toolbar?

I'm using Chrome v51 (.0.2704.103, 64-bit) on OSX. There are two Hangouts extensions in Chrome Web Store, produced by Google. One, the "desktop app", which collects all conversations into a single ...
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Auto reboot in Chrome if “Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed.”

When a Chrome page crashes, I would like to be able to detect it and restart either the page or the browser. I know this could lead to bad things and multiple restarts, but it is the best option ...
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(bug) Some of my chrome extensions keep disappearing with clicking on them after installing and waiting awhile?

Almost all of my my useful chrome extensions (like tampermonkey, google checker plus, selection search, alexa traffic rank, uBlock Origin, Tidy Bookmarks,...) disappeared, so I went to extension and ...
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How can I apply a shader to pictures loaded in chrome?

I'm planning to use a kind of contrast enhancing shader file on pictures loaded in google chrome/chromium browser. I'll try doing it without recompiling my own chromium browser if I can. I'll read if ...
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Cannot Open Extensions Window in Chrome

I cannot open the Extensions window in Chrome. Whether I go through the menubar, Windows --> Extensions, or through Preferences, Preferences --> Extensions, nothing opens up. I am using Chrome ...
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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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Using Chrome Remote Desktop, can I transfer files between computers?

Is there a way to transfer files between remotely connected computers with the Google Chrome Remote Desktop plugin? If not, is there a simple way I can transfer files between connected computers?
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Firefox: select item in long dropdown list using search

I have to select an item in a dropdown select list which has 4000 items (options) in it. Typing the first letters helps, but it would really help if I could use search for this. The default search ...
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How to enable confirmation alert before closing chrome tabs?

How to enable confirmation alert box option before closing opened tab in chrome browser? Need to change setting? I couldn't find any such options in setting window.
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How to prevent my guest user from installing chrome extensions

In my home PC, I have two logins. One is mine and another is a guest user. Is there any way to restrict my guest user from installation of Chrome extensions? I fear installation of malicious ...
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Installed extension doesn't show up

I installed this extension on Chrome. I want to uninstall it, but I can't seem to find it on the extensions page. Note that in Chrome app market, the app shows the installation button as available, ...
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Chrome: How can I open a tab that includes only certain extensions?

When I do web development on win10, I use Chrome to preview my work. However, some of my regular extensions can occasionally interfere with my app rendering correctly. I'd like to be able to open a ...
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How to permanently install external extension on Chrome Mac OS X

I've already viewed this post but it doesn't answer my question. When I install a packed extension from my file system, it works for one session but then the next time I open Chrome, I get this alert: ...
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How to configure Google Chrome to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs?

I am looking for a way to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs on Google Chrome. In Firefox there is an extension called: "Self-Destructing Cookies" that does ...
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Why my Chrome extensions may have been corrupted?

AdBlocker, Norton Id-Safe and more extensions does not work any more? why? AdBlock 2.17 This extension may have been corrupted. I click on repair but it does not work. How do I reinstall ...
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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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How to delete cookies for a specific site

I need a button or bookmarklet to delete the cookies from the current context. Clearing the cache would be another option. Specifically, I am logged into too many Google sites and have multiple ...
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Chrome on Mac OSX - Can not remove rogue extension

I searched for and found many articles about how to remove a rogue extension from chrome that has been grayed out. Almost all of the articles are for windows users and did not apply to my case, hence ...
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Autohotkey: Google Chrome doesn't react for Send, ^+y

Here is an extension for Google Chrome with hotkeys you can not change. So I write a script to remap default hotkey Ctrl-Shift-Y to Alt-1. (Default header here is omitted) #IfWinActive ahk_class ...
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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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Google Chrome sync: Is there a limit for bookmarks & extensions?

Actually, Chrome is my favorite web-browser, and one of its most powerful features is synchronizing the actual data into a Google account. For the last years I gained a lot of bookmarks and from time ...
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How can I force Google Chrome to cache images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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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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Stop pinned tabs changing in Chrome

Can I prevent my pinned tabs in Chrome from changing domain? Here's what keeps happening: I pin Gmail I inadvertently go to that tab (I have a lot of tabs open, so visually there's no difference) ...
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Cannot install chrome apps on windows 10, even after reinstalling chrome

'm using windows 10 and chrome. Previously chrome apps were working properly. But now I cannot download any of application which is published on chrome app store. When I tried to download, it just ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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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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Disable chrome extension warning

Whenever I start chrome I get a warning popup to disable my custom (local) extensions. Is there a way to prevent this nagging? I mean apart from me having to pay Google to upload my extensions to ...
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Google Chrome malware

For some time, I've had malware in Chrome. This malware does two things: Whenever click on the Extensions settings from Settings, instead of opening the list of extensions, the tab disappears. It ...
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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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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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What embedded database format is used by this Chrome extension?

Chrome extension F.B. Purity writes its data at ~/.config/chromium/Default/Local Extension Settings/ncdlagniojmheiklojdcpdaeepochckl/000003.log (not a log file despite its name). This file is a kind ...
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Run Java applets on Google Chrome

I am trying to run applets from the page below on Google Chrome but I couldn't make it work. I got the error below: Your browser doesn't understand the APPLET tag. http://jas.eng.buffalo.edu/...