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Chrome on Windows 7 is not respecting ClearType

I've noticed that my fonts seemed jagged on Chrome, but not Firefox, it seemed strange so I decided to configure ClearType again. It was already turned on, but I re-ran the config anyway. What I've ...
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Is there a way to enable/disable IPv6 without restarting Chrome?

chrome://net-internals/dns#dns has a button which allows us to enable IPv6 for Host resolver: This is how it looks like after clicking Enable IPv6: How do I revert to the previous state without ...
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HTTPS hangs using SOCKS5 proxy over SSH tunnel

Using SecureCRT at work to connect via SSH to my home Mac using a SOCKS5 proxy (my company also has a corporate proxy). I am using Chrome and Firefox with this SOCKS proxy. Regular browsing is quick, ...
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How do I skip the Keep/Cancel dialog for downloads in Google Chrome?

This question is specifically for PDF files, because I work with them all day and have to download 20+ at a time. I use an extension called Linkclump which selects all links at one time. Since I ...
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Clear Google Chrome Browsing Data keyboard shortcut without confirmation prompt

On Mac OS X 10.6, Cmd-Shift-Delete....wonderful. Except I have to wait for a new tab to open and click to confirm. Is there a keyboard shortcut to clear it with last used settings, no confirmation ...
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Google Chrome page load problem (ERR_TIMED_OUT)

I am having this annoying problem with Google Chrome, although I used to love Chrome I will switch to Firefox if the problem persists. Sometimes while loading a page Chrome fails and displays ...
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chrome 10: third party cookies blocking not working as expected

I've ticked "Block all third party cookies without exception" yet when I visit sites like http://www.washingtonpost.com, the page show Facebook activity of my friends. In Firefox 4, if I untick "...
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Black screen when playing video fullscreen in Windows 10

My Laptop has dual graphic card:Intel HD Graphics 530 and GTX 970m and I usually connect an external monitor to it, setting external monitor (noted as Monitor 1) as main monitor. Both monitors are on. ...
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Chrome auto-fill saved passwords is very slow

I have been a Firefox user for more than 10 years; all my passwords are saved by Firefox password manager and protected with a master password. Now I want to move to Google Chrome (ubuntu 16.04), so I ...
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How to disable or move “Add to dictionary” in Chrome?

I'm not the best speller and sometimes I miss when I click. Consequently I'm constantly going to chrome://settings/editDictionary and clearing it out because I've accidently added a bit of ...
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Chrome browser window to show Person's name?

Google Chrome browser, Macbook Pro, OSX Yosemite v10.10 In Chrome, I use multiple "Persons" with multiple windows open for each Person. In Chrome, when I click on "Window" and the open windows ...
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Enabling Device Emulation in Chrome without opening Dev Tools before

I use Device Emulation in Chrome several times in a raw daily for dozens of tabs. Is there a way to enable/disable Device Emulation through a Shortcut or not, without having Dev Tools opened before ? ...
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Is there a way to automatically close brackets, braces and parentheses in Chrome?

I'm looking for a way to have opened brackets, braces and parentheses automatically closed when typing in Chrome, exactly like how a code editor would. After googling I didn't see any extensions that ...
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Why does Google Chrome automatically play MP4 videos (and is that a good thing?)

I am working on a home media server running nginx. I navigated to one of the .mp4 files I have to test it and it started streaming just by clicking on it. Is this... performance-wise... the best ...
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Chrome - Selected Text - Right Click [LOOK UP] - How to disable

After some recent update Chrome fro Mac got this SUPER ANNOYING feture. When you select text and right click it, menu comes up. I often used "Search Google for" but now the first thing in menu is LOOK ...
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How to temporally disable chrome extensions notifications

with new release of chrome 47, i'm not able anymore temporally disable notifications from bell icon in task bar in windows 7 when i play games in window-fullscreen mode, they appear and i prefer not ...
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EXE Drag and Drop doesn't create a shortcut anymore

Drag and drop a .exe to the desktop no longer creates a shortcut, instead the action is always to Move the file. Creating a shortcut has always been the default action for a .exe, but recently the ...
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Chrome is ignoring my saved passwords on OSX after keychain deletion

I'm using Google Chrome on 3 OS X machines. For one of these machines, the username and password autocomplete is not working at all, even though I am asked to store the password after every login. I'm ...
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Netflix requests are returning ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE related to IpV6 issue. Why?

I am having a problem with Netflix. I posted a detailed question on another stack exchange site and was advised to ask here. The main point is that Netflix is not loading in chrome or firefox but ...
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Removing the Chrome profile name button

I am unable to remove the Chrome profile name button. I go to the Chrome flags and I disable Enable new profile management system Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android But when I restart my name ...
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Can I force a web page to use its full desktop layout when displayed in a small browser window?

For example, when viewing this question at Biostars in a window covering half my screen horizontally, the page defaults to some kind of mobile-like layout: When I expand the window to cover around ...
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Maximized chrome shows small line on second screen

I have multiple Monitors connected to my Computer running Windows 10 x64. One of them, my main one, is a 4k Screen and to its left, i have a full-HD one. When I have Chrome 45 (or any other program) ...
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Chrome sluggish when Eclipse is open

I'm having the oddest issue with Eclipse and Chrome. If I have the Eclipse IDE open, Chrome get's really sluggish. Just moving the mouse over link type elements in Chrome 'causes a sluggish mouse ...
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How can I delete single URL search auto complete entry in Chrome?

I use Chrome by typing directly into the URL text box to search for things. I program in C# and one day I made the awful mistake of pressing / instead of shift and the search became “C/#.” From that ...
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Can I use touch input instead of a cursor with Chrome Remote Desktop?

I'm currently using my mobile device to access my laptop running Windows 8.1 via the Chrome Remote Desktop app. It works fine, however I find it not user friendly having to drag my finger across the ...
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How to make Wikipedia forward to article instead of going to search

I recently updated to Win10, using chrome as always I found that Wikipedia doesn't forward to an article anymore when I type in correct word but forwards to search results instead. It also doesn't do ...
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Applying a command-line flag to Chrome at auto-launch

(Windows 8.1) Chrome auto-launches for me when I log in, and I like that. The problem is that the Disable New Avatar Menu flag recently stopped having any effect, so the only way to actually disable ...
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Customize Chrome auto-completion in address bar?

is there a way to customize Chrome's auto-completion? For instance it doesn't show past urls correctly: Here some examples of very often visited urls: it shows visited url thepiratebay.se/browse/...
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Terminate a background page

I'm in the process of cleaning up the memory usage of Google Chrome and encountered a process called Background Page: xxx* which is racking up a lot of memory. As this very useful** guide points out, ...
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Why does youtube/chrome randomly resume play on paused video?

I have observed for a while now that if I leave a youtube page with a paused video, sometimes that video will randomly unpause by itself over a certain length of time (in the order of a few hours). ...
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Is it possible to override a web page's font-settings in Google Chrome for Windows

Is it possible to tell Google Chrome for Windows "if the website has specified any serifed font, use {my own choice of serifed font} no matter what face the website has specified, and if the website ...
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Google Chrome Constantly Locking Up

Here’s my problem. I have Chrome 43.0.2357.81 m installed on three different computers: My personal desktop, my personal laptop, and my company workstation. On my two personal computers it’s virtually ...
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Why is Chrome rendering Google logo incorrectly?

For several months now Chrome has consistently rendered the google logo as follows, top is as Chrome renders, bottom is as IE and piant.net render: What's strange is that this is only occurring on ...
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Extraneus message about security risk when I open a new Chrome tab

Today I start getting in Chrome a message saying: "I SEE YOU ARE A XXXXX CUSTOMER are you concerned that your Linux computer may have a potential security risk.... Please call toll free for ...
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Chrome not asking to remember passwords

So at one point, Chrome asks you (after login) if you want it to save the password. The next few times I login, the dialog box/bar doesn't pop up but the key icon near the star is there. I click ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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Is there a way to bookmark AND close all tabs in Chrome with a single click?

I checked all the questions asked already about this subject - all of them are about bookmarking all open tabs (CTRL-SHIFT-D in Chrome...), but none are about automatically closing them all afterwards....
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Completely stop gnome keyring popups

After some updates to fedora in the last few years, I've been getting the following popups (one when I login and one when ever I start google-chrome)... "Choose password for new keyring" "An ...
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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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Is there a high-level roadmap for Chrome development?

Is there anywhere that I can find a high level feature roadmap for the Chrome browser? I’m aware of this site, which documents the major changes of each release. (But this only is for the current ...
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Broken Images and Pages Do Not Load

I am using Chrome and get broken images. I also get "This Page is Not Available". Afrer refreshing I see "Resolving..." in status bar but page fails to load. Refreshing several seconds later brings up ...
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Import html favorites file into chrome from command line

I have a list of Favorites from Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7 SP1 32-bit) which I saved into an .HTML file. I am trying to import the favorites into Chrome from a command line or some sort of ...
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Font rendering on Blink Engine browsers

I have an issue with browser's font look very clunky, this exists on all browser use Blink engine, so far : Opera 22, Chrome, Vivaldi. I'm using Windows 7 64 bit. Any pointers on this problem ? ...
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Infinitely typing error

I'm not sure if Google's login page, Chrome, or Mac OS caused this, but recently I encountered an error when trying to type my email into the Google login field of a webpage on my 1-day-old MacBook ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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Change Google Chrome about:blank favicon

I have a very strange favicon showing up in Google Chrome on the about:blank page: How can I change this back to the normal blank document favicon? I'm on Mac OSX, and have had this problem on ...
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How do I disable google cloud print In chrome?

If I remove a printer from cloud print it tells me to disable the connector to prevent the printers re - registering. How do I do this?
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Chrome cache protocol: avoid too many redirects

I have a server running apache on http (port 80) and https (port 8443). On the same server I have tomcat running https (port 443) I want to disable https 8443 port on apache server, using only port ...
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How to change Chrome's search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl +F)

I would like to change Chrome's default page search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + F) to something else (e.g Ctrl + M). How can I do this? There is a Shortcut Manager Chrome extension, but it doesn't ...
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How can I choose where chrome notifications pop up?

I am running Chrome on Windows 8.1 When I get new notifications, they pop up somewhere in the middle of the screen, instead of in the bottom corner. This is really annoying, as I can't remove them ...