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Duplicate files mysteriously appearing in Google Drive

I work with colleagues using shared google drive folders. It works well, but sometimes one of our google docs will be duplicated. For example, last Thursday at 6:39 pm we had at least 3 different "...
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Does signing into Chrome merge Google Accounts?

I've been using my computer at work for about three months so far and it's accumulated its fair share of bookmarks and history entries. I wanted to be able to access both the bookmarks and history ...
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Chrome and Firefox Crash When Bringing Up Windows Explorer

I am having a weird issue lately on my laptop. I am running Windows 7 and I have IE v10, Chrome v36, and Firefox v31. All my browsers are up to date and all Windows Updates are installed. The issue ...
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Launch Google Chrome into new User Manager on startup

Recently, Google has introduced a new User Manager feature on the desktop versions of Chrome. It looks a little something like this As my parents have to deal with multiple Google accounts, instead ...
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Chrome: Finding Blank Screens When Switching Back to Tabs

I'm using Chrome 36.0.1985.125 m on a 64-bit ASUS R500V laptop, running Windows 8.1. Yesterday, I uninstalled Chrome, keeping my data, and re-installed it. I'd been having some problems with it, ...
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Google Chrome MSI Versions

Google Chrome offers an MSI installer useful for enterprise deployments. However, I have noticed that when I install Chrome using this MSI there is a version number mismatch. If I open Chrome and ...
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Force Auto Update Chrome Extensions

I have a mission critical application in the form of a chrome packaged app. This is an app that is installed via Enterprise Policy. I've set up the auto update process however there are times when I ...
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Customize chrome's omnibox suggestion list

Is there any way to modify the omnibox suggestion list - such that: Entries (viz. URLs) can be added The order of an entry be altered This may be achievable by modifying a SQLite file some where. ...
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Chrome ignores magnet links

Chrome used to ask permission what to do when a magnet link is clicked. Two days ago it started ignoring it. I haven't installed or did anything unusual with the pc. I tried reinstalling chrome and ...
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Webkit based browsers on Mac refuse to load certain websites or resources, other browsers work fine from the same machine

OK, this one has really been puzzling me. Certain websites (such as instapaper.com ) or certain resources (such as the CSS and images for icanhazcheezeburger.com sites) refuse to load at all in ...
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Improving scrolling behavior in Chrome

I use Trello every single day. My issue with Trello (which probably isn't specific to Trello, but is the only "example" app I can think of that exhibits this problem) is that the browser window can ...
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Make Chrome automatically load insecure content for specific pages/websites

Is it possible to have Chrome load content for specific web pages? I have this page that I go to all the time and I am tired of clicking on the shield each time(to load anyway). I don't want to have ...
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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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How to prevent keyboard shortcuts that activate Chrome extensions from resetting?

I use Google Chrome's Keyboard shortcuts to activate extensions very often. Regrettably, the keyboard shortcuts I set disappear every now and then. I often need to reconfigure the shortcuts. I'm ...
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Is there any way to restore deleted omnibox suggestions?

Let's say I accidentally remove an omnibox suggestion on Chrome with the SHIFT + DEL combination. This also removes the site from my "most visited" list on the start page. Is there any way to undo ...
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Recent changes to drop-down lists and display in Google Chrome

I'm currently using Chrome version 32.0.1700 on Windows 7 and after last (or one of last) browser update I noticed some strange (at least to me) changes in look & feel of this browser. I would ...
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Google Desktop Notification Duration

I really like Chrome's desktop notifications feature, but there's one problem: The notifications remain on the screen for ~2 seconds before disappearing! I'd like to increase the duration somehow, ...
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How to set instance name of google-chrome (or any x11 application)

I'm now using dwm window manager and I know I can set rules to specify a application to a certain tag like this: static const Rule rules[] = { /* xprop(1): * WM_CLASS(STRING) = instance, ...
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Have Google Chrome prioritize web history over bookmarks?

In Firefox, typing in the address bar prioritizes history over bookmarks: But in Chrome, bookmarks are shown first: Is there a way to get Chrome to follow Firefox's behavior?
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google chrome and diablo 3 taking to long to start

I don't know if this is related but, a week ago, while working in chrome, I accidentally generated an infinite loop in javascript while debugging it in chrome. Chrome crashed and everything I've tried ...
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share (offline!) bookmarks between browsers

In light of all the NSA snooping I have begun using the TOR browser bundle (i.e. Firefox). However for some tasks I still need to use Chrome. So now I can create bookmarks in two places and it's ...
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Google Chrome freezing when I open Bookmark Manager

I have an issue with Google Chrome freezing whenever I open the Bookmark Manager. Only that particular tab freezes, and I can still use the other tabs. No bookmarks appear, and I cannot type in the '...
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Chrome ignores some imported certificates

On Windows 7 with Chrome 30. I have a few websites running on localhost over SSL. Visiting them always displays the standard "The site's security certificate is not trusted!" message from Chrome. I ...
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Show all Chrome bookmarks on one computer and only some on another computer

I don't think this is possible, but am hoping! I have a google account my Chrome browser at home is logged into, with all my favourites, which are in different folders and on the favourites bar. When ...
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Browsers don't respond to Taskbar's context menu

Running Win8.1 RTM with patched-to-current copies of Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Attempting to start any in private/incognito mode by right-clicking and choosing the given context menu item will fail ...
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Google Cloud Print service for Windows Server

Currently I have my Android tablet set up to print through Chrome's Cloud Print service on my PC. This works, but requires that my PC be on whenever I want to print. Since the point of having the ...
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Opening a file picker in any browser crashes the browser

In Windows 7 32-bit, in any browser (chrome, IE, firefox, opera) if I open a file picker either by using the main menu option e.g. 'open page' or 'save page as', or if a file picker appears from ...
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Weird behavior of Google chrome

I've installed Google chrome on my new Windows 8. When I load some sites their behavior differs a little bit from that I have on Gooogle chrome on my windows xp machine. For example, translate....
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light off in Google chrome while opening some web pages

I am trying to open some web pages but the light off in chrome as illustrated in the following screen shot How can I solve this problem?
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Prevent Chrome from reloading a tab on restart/crash

Is it possible to prevent Chrome from reloading a chosen tab (or if that is impossible: all tabs) on restart or crash? For example let's say that I'm browsing reddit.com and I want to shut down Chrome ...
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Disable recent Chrome zoom control/panel

MacOSX Snow Leopard, current version of Chrome For the past few months, Chrome responds to a zoom request (Command +) by putting up a small "panel" or popup in the top right of its window. That ...
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Puzzling Projector Condundrum - Flickers and goes off when on a certain facebook page and nothing else

Here's one that's a bit of a mind boggler, I'm just asking out of curiousity. I have a computer hooked up to a projector. It works fine, in every single thing I've ever done, gaming, movies, etc. etc....
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Text indentation via Tab-key in the Windows Google Chrome browser without using extensions or a Numpad?

When trying to indent a block of text in an input textfield, for instance to emphasize Markdown code-blocks, the Tab key is already bound to a different action (switching to the next input element). ...
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white box appears when scrolling

Over the last couple of weeks whenever I go to scroll up or down a page half of the page suddenly goes white and I can often see like a grey checked pattern (I'm sorry if that doesn't make sense, not ...
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How to give permanent mic access to all sites in Chrome?

So I'm sick of being asked to confirm mic access-- the answer from me is always YES. Yes I am aware of the privacy risk this poses. So I'm in my Chrome User Data folder, in the Preferences file, ...
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YouTube video stops/skips at advertisement

I'm recently experiencing that all of my YouTube videos stops downloading (and playing) whenever the Ad should come (it stops every time I get to the "yellow" sign). If it's in a playlist, right after ...
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How do I always show detailed error messages in Chrome 28?

Chrome 28 changed the error page to remove details by default. How can I always show the details without clicking "More"? hidden error message
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Bing predictive search in Chrome doesn't work

I recently changed my default search engine in Chrome to Bing custom search (http://www.bing.com/search?setmkt=en-US&q=%s). After this, I am not able to use predictive search in Chrome. It seems ...
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Why are YouTube videos having so much trouble?

I am getting sick and tired of this. Youtube, in my browser, Google Chrome 26.0.14.1065, on my MacBook Pro, is running so slowly. I am at the point where I can download a 10 min video before it loads ...
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Chrome won’t allow installing an extension from local .crx files

I have an extension that was installed via Load unpacked extension. I packaged and saved it as a .crx file. Now, when I drag it to Chrome, it won’t let me install from the .crx file and pops up the ...
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Why do I see cookies set in chrome although the “block cookies” option is on

I have both "block sites from setting any data" and "block third-party cookies and data" turned on. However, after I clear all cookies and browse a few sites, I see a lot of cookies have been set in ...
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Chrome - disable Flash Player popup

Is there a way how to get rid of the annoying Flash Player popup in Chrome? I don't have flash installed and do not want to have. Version 25.0.1364.160 Ubuntu 12.04 (25.0.1364.160-0ubuntu0.12.04.1)
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Block TripAdvisor pop-ups in Chrome

tripadvisor.com has very annoying pop-ups that appear after certain clicks. How can I block them? I use Chrome and already have the AdBlock Plus extension installed, subscribing to Fanboy's Adblock ...
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How to remove all autocomplete urls with a certain url in Chrome

I am converting my localhost:8888 to localhost and I want to remove all the autocomplete urls that have localhost:8888 in them. I already did this for history but how do I do this for autocomplete? I ...
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How to view POST data from previous form submission?

I'm using Google Chrome and have been working in a rather clunky and rediculous CMS. I've been making some CSS edits using Chrome Developer Tools and then copying and pasting it into a large textarea ...
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What are the impacts of moving Local Storage from one machine to the other?

In this other question I learned where the local storage is physically located on the disk. Suppose I copy this whole folder from one machine and paste it on other machine, running same version of ...
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Using both Adobe Reader and built-in PDF viewer in Google Chrome

I would like to use both Chrome's built-in PDF viewer and the Adobe Reader plugin at the same time. Specifically, I want to open PDFs with the built-in viewer by default (because I think it is more ...
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Mouse wheel scrolls Chrome's page, even when in a textbox - why?

Is there a way to stop Google Chrome from scrolling the whole page when I roll my mouse wheel in a textbox? What I mean is if I'm writing something in a long, scrolling textbox (like the one I'm ...
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Transferring extensions from one user to another in Chrome

I have a simple problem and I'm sure the answer is simple but I can't find anything on it... I Have successfully exported & imported about 25-30 extensions onto a new computer using my development ...