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Force Chrome to try HTTPS instead of HTTP when possible?

Many websites offer both, HTTP and HTTPS, e.g., http://stackoverflow.com and https://stackoverflow.com Is there any way to force Chrome to try HTTPS first before HTTP when I only type ...
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Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?

This used to work fine until a week or so ago, and I am not sure what has changed since then. I have just uninstalled what seems to be all the JVM stuff on my machine and reinstalled with the latest ...
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Make Google chrome with specific user profile as default browser

Is it possible to set Google chrome with a custom user profile as the default browser? When I set google chrome as the default browser, it picks the "default" user profile as against the custom one I ...
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Simulate manipulation of the etc/hosts file in Google Chrome

How can I set up Chrome to reference hostname lookups locally and not from the standard etc/hosts file? When debugging a website, it's sometimes useful to set up entries in ...
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How to disable search in the Google Chrome address bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Chrome to open URLs as URLs, instead of searching I'm surprised that I haven't found this question on superuser. Forgive me if it's a duplicate, but how do you ...
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How to force only Chrome to send network traffic through VPN connection on Windows 7?

So basically I have connected to a VPN and I want Chrome to use the DNS servers from the VPN network and also send network traffic through that WAN miniport (VPN tunnel). Everything else (Windows ...
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How to disable browser cache in Chrome

I don't even use this browser normally, just for testing purposes, and the directory size of "Chrome" in "AppData\Local\Google" is like 500 MB. Is there a way I can disable page cache in Chrome?
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Why do web pages take so much RAM?

After leaving a bunch of pages open in Chrome, my computer gets sluggish. Windows Task Manager shows that some pages take a lot of RAM: Why do they take so much RAM? Is there a way to know how ...
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How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera?

I use both Google Chrome as well as Opera. Is there any way by which I can "auto synchronise" the bookmarks between Chrome and Opera? By "auto synchronise", I mean whenever I bookmark a page in ...
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how to export extensions of Google Chrome?

I am finally migrating to Ubuntu and would like to know if it is possible to export my favorite Chrome extensions so that I could import them in my new Chrome in Ubuntu? Anybody knows please share ...
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Chrome new tab page changed but I want it back

I'm using Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.89 m (on Windows 7). The problem is that I installed an anti-virus program that accidentally changed the home page (I didn't uncheck the option). Now every ...
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How do I get chrome to stop prompting me when downloading PDFs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Chrome Annoying Download warning Chrome warns me every time I download a PDF from Gmail and I always click 'Save'. Is there any way to stop this warning?
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Turn off the link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I want to turn off the feature where whenever I hover over a hyperlink and in the bottom lefthand corner it shows a light blue hover tooltip about where that link goes. Why do I want to turn it off? ...
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Black screen issue playing videos in youtube on Google Chrome

when i play a video in youtube there is a black screen, see - http://prntscr.com/2wzrmn, altough i can use the interactions and hear the audio, i can't see the video. There is enough space in my C ...
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How to fix skipping/stuttering audio in Google Chrome

If I play Google Music, or a Youtube video in the Chrome browser, and then open a new tab and start typing the address bar, the audio will quickly cut in and out as I am typing (with almost every ...
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How to re-enable Java plugin on Google Chrome 42 on Windows [duplicate]

As stated in NPAPI deprecation: developer guide: In April 2015 (Chrome 42) NPAPI support will be disabled by default in Chrome and we will unpublish extensions requiring NPAPI plugins from the ...
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How safe is the password manager in browsers?

For example, Opera has a "wand" feature that remembers user names and password you typed across various sites. Let's say you get a trojan, which steals data from your PC. Can the trojan decrypt ...
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Google Chrome is Slow

I have a Windows 7 computer with Firefox and Chrome on my WiFi network. Chrome is slow. I open a new tab and then enter a url and it takes > 10 sec before the page starts to load. In Firefox, no ...
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Mouse wheel scroll causes zoom in/out in Google Chrome

When scrolling using the mouse wheel scroll in Google Chrome, there is about 25% chance it would zoom in/out as if I have pressed the Ctrl key. Disabling my mouse gesture extension reduces the chance ...
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How do I access/edit the Chrome user avatar images?

By which I mean the files which are referenced as chrome://theme/IDR_PROFILE_AVATAR_X I have identified the icon used as being %APPDATA%/Local/Chromium/User Data/Profile X/Google Profile.ico But ...
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How to hide chrome warning after crash?

When chrome has crashed, it displays a warning (under the address bar) on restart, offering to restore tabs. I'm launching chrome in kiosk mode, i don't want theses warnings to be displayed. Is there ...
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How to automaticaly delete all cookies BUT cookies from specific white-listed websites in Chrome?

Firefox has the ability to make all cookies session only with exceptions, so you can choose some websites to store cookies and all the other cookies are deleted when you quit Firefox. How can it be ...
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How to Select Hyperlink Text in Google Chrome?

I am running Google Chrome 5. How can I select hyper link text using the mouse with, for example, CTRL or ALT keys?
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Windows Authentication with Google Chrome

Does Google Chrome work with Windows Authentication? We have internal websites that use Windows authentication and I'd like Chrome to not have to prompt me every time I access those sites for ...
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How to stop the Google Update background tool?

On my Windows Vista PC, there is always an instance of "GoogleUpdate.exe" running. I find this annoying, so I'd like to make sure it doesn't start automatically. This proves to be not so easy, as I ...
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How can I share Tampermonkey scripts between versions of Chrome?

I use the normal version of Chrome as well as Canary (on both Windows and OS X). It's kind of a pain that my TamperMonkey scripts are only available in one or the other. Trying to maintain both, and ...
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Helvetica Neue font error - boxed characters on Google Chrome for Mac

I'm experiencing a font issue with Helvetica Neue using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.101 on my Mac with OS X Lion 10.7.5 Characters are displayed within boxes. Prolific on Stack Exchange sites ...
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How can I copy this quote from PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF has garbled text when copy pasting I'm reading a PDF copy of Jerome H. Friedman's paper "Data Mining and Statistics: What's the Connection?" using Google Chrome. It ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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How to open a set of tabs together quickly?

How to open a set of tabs together quickly? I normally use "Pin Tab" in a session, and if Chrome is closed normally, the previous set of pinned tabs will be opened pinned automatically next time. ...
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Make Chrome New Tab Totally Blank [duplicate]

I want to open a tab and nothing but a tab. So far, I have used New Tab Redirect! and specified a blank redirect URL, which becomes about:blank. But when I press CMD/CTRL + T it gives focus to the ...
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Reset Chrome download manager to default

As backstory: I installed fileserve manager to help me download files from fileserve, and was rather annoyed to put it lightly that it became the default download manager for all downloads in Chrome. ...
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Why don't the Google Docs CTRL + ALT shortcuts work?

I'm currently using Google Docs, but when I try to use the keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+Alt+M it gives µ instead. Is Chrome (9) overruling Google Docs in some way? How can I get these shortcuts ...
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Printing background colours in Chrome

I'm trying to print a php generated document in Chrome. On the browser it looks fine, but my printer will not print any coloured backgrounds. I know that IE has an option to print background but ...
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Disable “This type of file can harm your computer” nag in chrome

I don't want to see that Discard/Keep dialog when downloading a pdf file in browser. I just want it to automatically save to my default location. I'm using chrome on Ubuntu 13.04.
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How to make Chrome recognize one word queries as a search not a url

When you type a single word, in other words no spaces in a search, Chrome asks you if you meant a url. How do I change this? v. 12.0.712.0
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Browser redirects almost all of links to Adfoc.us

Since yesterday, most of users in our region and as far as I know, many other peoples received a lot of link redirection. most of these redirection are going to adfoc.us website. this redirection ...
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Chrome shows page shifted left

Courtesy of goal.com Check the pointer that I drew. It doesn't point the right arrow (->), however, it looks like hover on that arrow (arrow turns into green color). Moreover, when I press at that ...
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Google Chrome: current address outside of omnibox

Something broke in my chrome install and now my current url is outside to the left of my omnibox: I can even click it as a button and it brings me to that page, also it will always stay blank, even ...
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Modifying the search engines in Google Chrome

I'd like to change the default google search from Chrome to http://www.google.ro/search?q=${search}&esrch=BetaShortcuts the reason being the the localised version of the search engine does not ...
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How do I disable CSS or make my own CSS style for a specific website in Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change default CSS of Google Chrome Hello! I often have to view a website, that has a terrible fonts and formatting, but I really need the info from there. So, I want ...
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How can I make Google Chrome's minimize, restore and close buttons match those of other programs? [closed]

I like the way Google Chrome puts the tabs above the address bar, but I don't like the way the minimize, restore, close buttons are a different shape to every other program's. It means that if I sit ...
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Customize specific websites on chrome's new tab page

Chrome's new tab offers the 8 websites you like to visit. Unfortunately for one of the sites, 4chan.org, the main page is a directory, not somewhere I want to go. I would like the 4chan.org thumb to ...
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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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Can I restore closed tabs after quitting Chrome?

I closed Chrome by accident. Now all the tabs I had open are presumably gone. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I fear that they will be permanently lost ...
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4answers
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Clear cache for specific domain name in chrome

I want to clear the cache for a specific domain name in Chrome. Is there an extension or other method that I can use to do this?
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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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Running Java7 in Chrome for Mac OS X (requires 64bit?

My home banking system requires Java for logging onto the bank - see https://www.nemid.nu/ for a description of the system (in Danish only). This worked fine in Chrome under Mac OS X until recently ...
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How can I improve font appearance in google chrome?

. On the left is firefox 4, on the right is chrome 12. Is there a way to make chrome render prettier fonts? The above image was taken on windows xp. Below is another example from windows 7.
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Google Chrome pinned to Windows 7 taskbar not opening under pinned icon

I have both Google Chrome and Eclipse pinned to my taskbar in Windows 7 64-Bit. However, when I launch these programs, they don't appear to open under the pinned taskbar icon Eclipse behaves ...