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My browsers won't use my full screen resolution and also use different resolutions between them

My screen resolution is actually 3200x1800, but when I'm in a browser it acts like I have a smaller resolution. How do I get my browsers to use my full resolution? On Chrome it's using 1280x720, ...
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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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How does Safari's Reader work and when does it show up?

Safari's Reader feature is a cool little app that displays a web page as a newspaper article --- without all the distracting sidebars, comments, and ads. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, ...
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Can the other programs on my PC access my Google account through web browsers' cookies?

I am curious whether it is possible for the other programs on my Windows 7 to access my Gmail, given I have already logged in my Google Account in Chrome (stable). If no, by what and how are they ...
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Why does Chrome install itself under user directory instead of Program files?

On Windows 7 (x64), Chrome is installed in: C:\Users\userid\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\ Is that better that Program Files? Is it a general best practice? I suppose it's good (and ...
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How can I set Google Chrome Canary as the default browser on Windows 8?

Normally, Google Chrome Canary cannot be set to be the system's default browser - it shows the following message in its settings: This is a secondary installation of Google Chrome, and cannot be ...
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Why does Office for Mac prompt me to close Google Chrome? Is that suspicious?

Office for Mac 2008 just asked me whether I wanted to update. However, on continuing with the update, a Window popped up saying that I needed to close Chrome before the update could continue. I find ...
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How can I turn off backspace navigation in Chrome?

Some people seem to want to be able to have the delete key on a Mac behave as a backspace key and go back when navigating web pages (ie, this question here). As I commented there, I believe that this ...
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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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Why doesn't Chrome render RSS feeds?

Chrome just shows text on properly formed RSS pages. Browse over to http://www.care2.com/greenliving/food-recipes/feed for example. Firefox and Explorer show the same page in a human friendly ...
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How to disable Google search result link redirect (on right-click) in Chrome?

When logged in to google, Google search results are redirected (for tracking purposes etc.) This is annoying, as it's not easy to copy paste the URL without visiting the site. If there would be no ...
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Google Chrome: How to select text with touchscreen?

Is it possible to select (and copy after that of course) any text on web page using fingers and touchscreen? I found only one opportunity - double tap selects single word under tap point. But I need ...
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Memory leak in Google Chrome

As a developer it is very common for me to have 2-3 different IDE's open, 10-15 google chrome windows which can hold up to 200 open tabs (I know I get out of hand some times), Photoshop, couple ...
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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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What is “o-o---preferred---yh---www.google.com”?

I am using Google search in Chrome and I noticed that the URL looks very strange. I searched something and I got normal results. Somehow, the URL in the address bar just caught my eye and it looked ...
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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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How can I make the full link target appear immediately?

In Google Chrome 6, when the mouse is over a link, the target of the link appears in a mini-popup at the bottom left of the window. Initially, the target URL is truncated to about 1/3 of the width of ...
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Change Google Chrome’s Process model?

Does anyone know how to stop Chrome doing this? Chrome seems to group all tabs I open through the same page into one process. If I copy and paste the links individually into separate tabs, it ...
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How can I have multiple browsing sessions in Google Chrome?

I often need multiple browsing sessions for logging into multiple services with different accounts at one time. I don't want to have to use multiple browsers, nor do I want to use a different release ...
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how to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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Where is Google Chrome Crash Dump Located?

I am going Google Chrome, on Windows XP. Sometimes it crashed, and I want to know where the crash dump is located, just for fun.
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What's the best Flash Blocker for the Chrome Browser on a Mac?

Looking at the extensions gallery for Chromium there seems to be a number of flash-blocking extensions available: A couple with very similar names even. I've been using ClicktoFlash in Safari and ...
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How to restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome

How do you restore the window of tabs crashed 1 day ago in Google Chrome? if I have used another window of many tabs in Chrome for 1 day.
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Can I make Firefox's address bar behave like Chrome?

In chrome I can type a single word, such as 'cats', and it will google search it. In firefox, it tries to go to cats.com or something. This functionality annoys the hell out of me, especially as I ...
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome *completely* from my Mac?

I have 2 iMacs and just installed OS X Lion (clean install) on one of them (let's call it iMac A). Did a time machine backup and restored that backup to my other iMac (B) to avoid installing twice. ...
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How do I change my Chrome language back to English?

Suddenly, my Chrome language has been changed to Tamil. I didn't make this change manually. I don't know how to change this setting to English.
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Where do I set/change my Google Chrome passphrase?

Every time I do a fresh install, Google Chrome asks me for my passphrase. I have searched high and low in Google's help forum and have yet to receive or find any form of response. When I do a fresh ...
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Is There a way to permanently disable Google updates on any software?

Is there a way to stop updating Google Chrome, Picasa, Google Desktop , Sketchup - essentially, all Google products
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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 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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Can I turn off Google Chrome's new prerendering?

According to the Google Chrome Blog for Thursday, January 5, 2012, Chrome had added a beta feature where it sometimes loads a web page in the background before you finish typing the URL. When you do ...
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How to make a blank page in Google chrome at start-up?

Does Google Chrome has anything similar to about:blank page in IE? I did not find any suitable page mentioning this? PS: I tried about:blank but it looked like the chrome is trying to load something ...
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Firefox / Google Chrome plugin to enable multi-session browsing

The traditional way to browse a site with multiple sessions is by using multiple browsers at the same time. Are there any Google Chrome / Firefox plugins that can do the same using a single browser?
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Displaying Unicode on Chrome vs Firefox

Unicode Rendering: Firefox vs Chrome OS: Windows XP SP3 My question is about the rendering of this post on Firefox vs Chrome. I can see a lot of boxes on Chrome, not so much on Firefox. Firefox: ...
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Where is Chrome.exe in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Is it in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe or is it in C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application? Few months ago, a friend of mine said the former. But yesterday, I ...
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Deleting a specific URL suggestion in Chrome

In Firefox, I can use Shift+Delete to delete a single item from the URL history (the URL suggestions). How can I delete a specific mistyped URL item (only one) from the history in Google Chrome, so ...
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In Mac Chrome, how can I return focus from the address bar to the page? [duplicate]

I can press Cmd-L to get to the address bar, but I can't find a keystroke to bring me back to the page. It sounds like Esc works on Windows, but it doesn't work on the Mac. Is there an equivalent?
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?

In my bookmarks window I have two to three folders like asp.net, jquery and sql server. How do I export the jquery folder only from Google Chrome?
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Disable closing Google's Chrome browser after closing last tab

I'm used to this way from firefox, and it is incredebly annoying. Is there a way to disable that behaviour in Chrome as well (when one tab is open, and you click C-w, it will close the browser as ...
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Is Chrome's popup blocker working at all?

Windows 7, Chrome 11.0.696.71 http://www.quirksmode.org/js/popup.html (popup link is about 1 page down) http://www.buywebsitetrafficnow.com/Popunder-Demo.aspx I've definitely got the popup blocker ...
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How do I prevent “Read more: www.site.com” from being injected with non-Tynt JavaScript into copy-paste actions?

There are many sites that insert something like "Read more: www.site.com" into your clipboard when you copy text in your browser. I find this abominable. A google search reveals some methods to stop ...
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Are there any advanced options for Google Chrome's history search?

Google Chrome's history search is somewhat … less powerful than I'd like it to be. Examples: These are some annoyances I've found while trying to work with the Chrome search. Searching for ...
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Enabling extensions in Chrome on a Mac?

I already know how to enable extensions in Chrome on Windows (by adding the --enable-extensions command line parameter). My question is how to do this on a Mac? Are Chrome extensions even supported ...
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HiDPI Issues in Windows 8.1 (Chrome, Spotify)

I recently bought a very nice Lenovo Yoga 2. The screen is incredible, I can not look at my old monitor any more, reading on it is a dream However, enter the issues of HiDPI and windows scaling and I ...
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How to change the length of time a tooltip stays open in Google Chrome?

So as many of you know XKCD uses the tooltip to provide some extra funny information about the last comic. However sometimes the tooltips are long and while reading them it will go away. I then have ...
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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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Control Chrome completely with the keyboard

Chrome has generally great keyboard support, but there are a few things that you can't do with the keyboard in Chrome: Open the previous page in a new tab. (Ctrl-click on the back button does this, ...
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Gmail spinning forever in Chrome, but fine in Firefox

For a long time, Gmail does not work correctly in Chrome on my machine. I am able to read/compose email without any problems, but the spinning wheel is shown forever. In Firefox 4, the same Gmail ...
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How do I get Google Chrome back to desktop mode on Windows 8

The Windows 8 version of Google Chrome seems to have been updated to support the UI formerly known as Metro. However, this seems to be the only option now, which means that I can no longer use Chrome ...