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How to find Chrome extensions that inject ads into any webpage I browse?

I use the Google Chrome browser. Recently I noticed random ads showing up - either on the page content, or by redirection - when I click on a link an ad page opens instead of the proper page. I ...
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What is injecting commercials in my Google Chrome? [duplicate]

When I browse Stack Exchange websites using Chrome, I see words highlighted in blue and double underlining, which popup a commercial page if I pass over the mouse (see picture). This happens only ...
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disable chrome task manager? alternatively: prevent extensions from being killed

I have installed the chrome extension "Stayfocusd" which blocks websites for a certain amount of time. However, I have noticed a way to get around this. If you go to Chrome Task Manager and kill the ...
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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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Is there some chrome extension which can simulate mouse action? [on hold]

I have installed vimium extension which allow me to browse websites without using mouse most of the time. But to interact some website, I still need to use mouse, like drag or drop something, mouse ...
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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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Looking for Chrome extension which can make gifs (animated) from browser [on hold]

I want a good extension/user script which would be able to capture screen (selected area) and then join these captured images into animated gif. Is there one?
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google-chrome open url in current tab through ssh/remotely

Basically I need to issue an ssh command to open a url in the current tab if i try to run chrome with say google-chrome http://yahoo.com it adds a new tab to the already existing window. I looked ...
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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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It's All Text for Chrome?

I'm a big fan of It's All Text for Firefox, as it's really helpful to be able to quickly open up gvim and write out code, wiki markup, etc in a powerful editor rather than trying to do edits in a ...
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Unable to get flash working with Chromium

I have Chromium Version 43.0.2335.0 (64-bit) on Windows 7. I am unable to get Flash working with it. The docs for Chrome (not Chromium) say that I should go to Plugins options and enable Flash. But in ...
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How can I export my extensions in Chrome 15?

In Google Chrome 15, how can I export my extensions to another computer? This question doesn't apply to Chrome version 15. I'm trying to copy an extension that no longer exists in the webstore.
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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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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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Is there a way to export Stylebot styles to Stylish format in Chrome?

The whole story is this: I hate Chrome's white background and when I open a new tab or click on a link, the screen goes white, burning my eyes up. Stylebot extension doesn't seem to be allowed to ...
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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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Disable Google Chrome Autonaming (1) on downloads

Please tell me the way, how can I disable the google chrome auto naming behaviour. The a filename is exist in the actual folder, then Chrome says default name: filename (1).txt This is not good for ...
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Why are my Chrome extensions crashing every time I start the browser or in the middle of browsing?

I'm using Chrome Version: 41.0.2272.89 m. Some of my Chrome extensions (on Windows 7) crash every time I start the browser or sometimes in the middle of browsing. The message that is shown in the ...
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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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Extension to allow mouseless browsing in Google Chrome

Does anyone know of an extension for Google Chrome that puts numbers (1-99) next to each link like the "Mouseless Browsing" add-on for Firefox that allows you to select links with the keyboard? I ...
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Add command to Chrome to open selected host name in PuTTY

Every time I have to copy the AWS EC2 public DNS and open PuTTY and connect. Public DNS: ec2.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com As an alternative, how can I add an on select this public DNS and right ...
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Remember login/passwords for Authentication popup windows in Chrome

The Safari provides checkbox to save login and password in keychain for such forms. So, Is it any way to save login/password in Chrome?
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Ad extension automatically install in chrome [duplicate]

I am using Google Chrome in my Win 7 32bit But in recent time some ad extension install automatically (silently) in chrome without my permission and any notice this ad extension show me ads in most ...
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Is there a way / script / extension to bookmark and close all tabs in Chrome?

Is there a way (by script or an extension) to bookmark and immediately close all open tabs (bookmark them into a new folder with the date/time as folder name, for example)? I'm looking for something ...
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Stylish: How to backup styles in Chrome

Stylish is the Chrome (and Firefox) extension. I would like to export all the styles I have installed (and modified some) and import them into Stylish in Chrome on another computer. Is there a way ...
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Chrome takes up ages to start up, how to debug?

I am using Google Chrome and have a handful of extensions installed (33). The startup is reallly slow. When I startup, the window appears.. then about half a minute later, the thubnails for the 8 ...
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Configuring Chrome Remote Desktop with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am trying to install Chrome Remote Desktop and I'm reading the FAQ on how to install it, but it says nothing much AFAIK. With Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, what should be the content of the ...
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A newly opened tab in Chrome will sometimes close at random

I've got a very curious problem in Google Chrome that's been giving me trouble for the past month or so, and I don't seem to be able to find a solution anywhere. Upon opening a new tab, there's a ...
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Open dev tools with focus on current file

When working with Google dev tools, I can open it with F12 or Ctrl+Shift+I, it will bring up the panel on the sources tab. However, the html file that's open in browser (and part of my workspace) ...
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Is there a Google Chrome “Format View Source” extension?

Does anyone know of an existing extension to format the html code after you 'View Source"? I only ask because it would make it so much easier to read. Basically just removing extra whitespace, format ...
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History of images on Momentum Dash?

Is there a way to see the history of images from momentum dash? For example, given a date in the past, can I see which image was displayed?
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Possible to change default value of a form element using Chome Tampermonkey?

When setting up Sharepoint sites, a page I must use contains a checkbox that I have to uncheck every time. It is imperative that I do so. Can I use Tampermonkey (or similar) to ensure this box is ...
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Running Python scripts in Chrome on Windows 7

I would like to run Python scripts (.py files) in Windows 7 Enterprise WITHOUT downloading anything, since I am at a school library. After some research, I found some Chrome apps that CAN run Python, ...
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Parental Control for Google Chrome: Redirection

We may block web sites (let's say booking.com) on Google Chrome using some 3rd-party extensions or Chrome proxy settings, thus a user won't be able to open the banned web page. Is there a way to ...
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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 Make Chrome Not Load Tabs Until They are Selected?

I have over 20 tabs opened in Chrome and need to restart browser from time to time. This browser does not have option similar to Firefox's "Do not load tabs until selected" loading tabs only after ...
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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...
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New Chrome profile: how can I migrate all browser data from one profile to another?

I've had a good look for about an hour on this and have come up blank. Apologies in advance if I'm wasting everybody's time with an elementary question. Running Windows 7. I've created a new Chrome ...
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How to enable confirmation before closing chrome window? [duplicate]

Before you mark this as a dupe of How to enable confirmation alert before closing chrome tabs? Everything there is obsolete, Window Close Protector doesn't work, nor does Chrome Toolbox. So does ...
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Are there any problems with using ZenMate?

I've been reading reviews of the Google Chrome-Extension "ZenMate" and one thing that came up was a claim that it was preventing Chrome users from attaching files to gmail emails. Does anyone have ...
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Changing Chrome's text zoom when connected to an external monitor

I have a laptop with a rather small builtin monitor, making it very hard to read stuff unless the chrome text zoom level is increased to 125%. One of the external monitors that I connect the laptop ...
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Google Chrome is stuck. How to fix that?

My Google Chrome is always stuck. If I resize the window or open full screen it works again for another few seconds, and then it's stuck again. What could it be? It seems that it's stuck when I hover ...
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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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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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Is there a chrome extension that can search for multiple key words at a time

The default search Ctrl + F could only search for one word at a moment, and only highlight the current key word. But I want to search multiple word at one moment and highlight them all, Is there a ...
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How to enable extensions that are not from Chrome Web Store? [duplicate]

The new version of Chrome will auto disable extensions that are not from Chrome Web Store, and cannot enable it manually in the chrome://extensions page. How to enable the extensions and disable the ...
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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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How to open network files from Chrome

How can I open network files from Chrome? Due to security reasons, it does not allow to open local as well as network files. Is there a way to open network files with a single click?
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Google Chrome: How to backup and restore one specific extension data?

I found this answer: how to restore onetab list of tabs after computer crash on Stackoverflow? (there are similar questions here, but apparently not the generic one I'm looking for) However, I'm not ...
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Chrome Dev Editor: How to change the default tab size to 4 spaces?

I'm using Google's Chrome Dev Editor - developer preview. It is a Chrome extension available in the Chrome store. When I use the tab key on my keyboard, 2 spaces are indented. My aim is to change this ...