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Why is my default browser setting being ignored

I have set & reset and checked that Chrome is my default browser, yet on some links in emails, Edge starts. Why is that?
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How does Chrome load the IP address for a domain that I have blocked in my hosts file?

I'm trying to block domains in the hosts file, but Chrome is able to load the pages anyways. How is this possible? The blocks have been in place for weeks. I have the option 'Use a web service to help ...
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How does my browser know to refresh when I start nginx?

This just happened: Pointed Chrome to my domain where no server is running, but the DNS points to my linode's IP I started a nginx server on my linode To my astonishment, the Chrome window ...
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Cant re-enroll my chromebook

I can't re-enroll my device, currently it's managed by some domain (that I saw when try to login in) and it's deprovisioned (saw that in google admin console), so I want to make it provisioned again ...
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Launching chrome adds port forwards

I've installed Google Chrome using the google-chrome brew cask, a while ago. This morning I noticed that I have various ports forwarded on my mack to random places, as show by the lsof command… $ ...
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The proxy failed to connect to the web server error code 32

I use the Macbook Pro on OS X El Capitan. When I try to enter on trello I get the following error The proxy failed to connect to the web server error code 32. I tried with Safari and Google Chrome How ...
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What exactly is “Browser” in Chrome's task manager, if it's not an open tab, and where is the traffic coming from?

I'm having problems loading some webpages on a slow connection on Chrome, and opened its Task Manager and saw that the "Browser" task is using up all the bandwidth to download something, but I don't ...
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Certain web fonts being replaced by random font from fonts folder

I'm running into an issue involving certain fonts being replaced by (seemingly) random fonts in the Windows fonts folder. This only appears to happen on websites with custom fonts in use, or custom ...
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Removing the google chrome profile icon

Few days ago this blue profile thing was slapped on chrome symbols on my computer. I do not like the way it looks, is it possible to have the bare chrome symbol?
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Can chrome extensions read data from internal chrome*:// pages?

Most Chrome extensions ask to "read/modify data on all websites". But can they read, for instance, data from chrome-extensions://? From experience, I know that most web clippers simply don't work on ...
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Web app refuses to be in a normal tab, how to force it?

When I log into my online banking, it insists on opening as a separate window. I get no tabs, no icons for extensions, no reload or back buttons, nothing. I've tried to make it open as a normal ...
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What affects this element's font color in Google Chrome theme?

Referring to the attached image above, I would like to know what element in the Manifest.json file affects the color of this text. I've been trying to figure this out for the past two hours... To no ...
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Stop computer displaying bank user name

I've clicked do not remember me on this computer and turned of my bank on sites I visit on home screen but computer still puts up my username when I type in bank home page how do I stop this?
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Flash is blocked by chrome - can I see the flash that would have been executed?

It's just me being nosy - I see that sometimes on wordpress admin and other places have a flash plugin code snippet running....I see it's adobe flash player that's blocked. How can I see the actual ...
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Make IE open new window in different browser

Is there a way to make IE open new window in a different browser like chrome. Any new popup or whenever the site opens a new window it should open in chrome instead of IE. I found this entry in the ...
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How can I redirect URLs using regexp?

When using youtube I find the pages: https://www.youtube.com/user/USERNAME/videos and https://www.youtube.com/channel/CHANNELNAME/videos more useful than https://www.youtube.com/user/USERNAME https:...
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Enable third-party cookies and site data for certain domains

I want example.com to be able to write and read third-party cookies and site data but no other domain may access any other domain's cookies and site data. It is only possible to globally enable/...
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How can I clear Chrome's 70GB cache?

I noticed a sudden, precipitous drop in free space on my SSD. I tracked this down to Google Chrome's AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Cache folder, which has somehow grown to ~70 gigs! That ...
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Is coLaboratory notebook still working?

I just downloaded the coLaboratory notebook Chrome app, as I'm looking for an easy and private way to allow non-technical people to see and play with a Jupyter notebook. However, when I try to launch ...
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Chrome doesn't load pages when used as remote app using Remote Desktop

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server. I have set up Chrome as a remote app that people can launch via Remote Desktop. When I launch the remote app on my local machine (double-click the RDP file I ...
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Does anybody know how to uninstall a malicious chrome addon called websecurity?

Does anybody know how to uninstall a chrome addon called websecurity? One day it randomly appeared in chrome. It says it was installed by an enterprise policy. I have tried searching for its extension ...
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Smart searching in Google Chrome

I recently saw a person do a search on his web browser. He was searching on his company's website. If I wanted to do a search on his company's website, I would usually go to the company website, and ...
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Proxy causing www.google.com to report as having an invalid security certificate

I tried to use google today (using google chrome), and when i search, it shows me the search page, but the top header says that im not signed in, although I am .. tried to sign in again, and same ...
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Usage of Logitech mouse (M705) buttons for navigation in browser on a mac

I am using a Mac. Is there a way of enabling the many buttons/ functional elements (e.g. scroll wheel) of my Logitech mouse (M705) in order to control navigating through my browser (preferably Chrome)?...
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Installing Python Chromagnon for OSX Terminal to extract/restore Google Chrome tabs

I saw this suggestion posted here http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/19500/tool-to-read-data-from-google-chrome-snss-files/19501?noredirect=1#comment46394_19501 but am not sure how to ...
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chrome: “not shutdown correctly” message

I'm trying to run Google Chrome as a kiosk application. I.e. nobody should know that it's an browser. As such, the computer that it runs on can be turned off by maintenance people or power out tage. ...
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Chrome's Aw Snap! in other languages than English

It seems our website may produce Aw Snap!. We have found a workaround and are looking for a list of the corresponding snaps in other languages to recognise when people are contacting our help desk.
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Open two tabs side by side on Google Chrome

I am a software Engineer and use windows 10. I need to open two tabs side by side on Chrome in most of the cases. Currently what I do is open up a new Chrome window and use it side by side with the ...
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How can I open Chrome process such that if it crashes it will not affect other chrome processes?

I want to open a chrome tab that I plan to use to debug an issue that causes a crash. This means that the tab will crash a lot. The problem is that it causes all chrome processes to crash. How can I ...
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Chrome ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR on known working site

When I connect to https://www.feeguarantee.com, Chrome gives me an ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR. Firefox gives SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG. Edge gives some generic error. All other sites appear to ...
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Windows (or maybe Chrome) “micro” freezes

I'm running Windows 8.1 x64 on a quite decent machine (16GB DDR3 Ram, i7 4770k, Asrock Z87 Pro4, Samsung 830pro). More lately, the feeling of using it became more and more slowly, without really ...
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Ctrl+T used to work in chrome but no longer works

Seems to be a google account issue. This is across computers when I log into my google account on chrome. Any ideas?
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Chrome: videos don't full-screen properly (OSX and Win7)

So I am using Chrome (version 50.0.2661.102 as of writing this) and sometimes when I watch a video, it doesn't full-screen properly. It only takes up the space between Chrome's address bar and the ...
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Can't end process in Task Manager, no error messages

I searched for question similar to this, but they all mentioned error messages in Task Manager. I'm not getting any. I could no longer open a new instance of either Firefox or Chrome after exiting ...
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cannot read property, please check your java applet

I am following the following steps of a particular website to digitally sign a PDF from dongle and getting an error. I am wondering is it a browser based issue or website related issue. I have tested ...
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How to save downloaded files in folders resembling the original URL?

There are some extensions for customizing the download folder in Google Chrome, but all categorize based on domain or file extension. Is there a way to save downloaded files in the same order of the ...
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Save Webpage complete into a single file, including linked mp3 file

I want to Save a webpage, complete (including linked CSS, JavaScript, images etc, including a linked mp3 (or any other audio) file. Having only one single file of type "mhtml", which is a multipart ...
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What happens to a cancelled download in Chrome?

What happens to a download started in incognito mode when you cancel it? Does it get deleted? Or is there a temporary file somewhere?
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Missing Gmail notifications in windows 10 action center

Up until about two months ago I received Gmail notifications in the action center of Windows 10. Suddenly they disappeared. The notification icon stays empty even when there is new mail. Google ...
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Is checking without a on boot check enough after clicking a malicious link in a mail?

After quite a few years it seems like I now myself fell over a malicious mail. Now my question is if what I have scannerwise active and also what I did is good enough to feel save again? The Mail ...
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Memory usage is high despite having only Chrome open

I've got a Dell 13z notebook with 8 gb of RAM (DD3, 666 Mhz). With 2 active Chrome tabs open, I somehow got 41% of my memory used. How is this possible? The top consuming processes running (the ones ...
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Emphasize Find results in Chrome

In Google Chrome, the Ctrl-F(on Linux) Find feature conveniently scrolls to and accentuates (highlights) the searched word in the current page. However, sometimes The result may be in a tiny font, ...
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Activate gmail notifications when chrome is closed

I would like to do so that Chrome shows me Gmail notifications when I get a new message even when Chrome is closed. I activated them in the Gmail settings but i only receive them when Gmail is opened. ...
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How to delete address bar suggestions

You know when you type something into the address bar, and it comes up with suggestions and sights you have been on, is there anyway to delete those?
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Chrome locks up every once in awhile due to crashpad_handler

Every so often when browsing the web, Chrome locks up for awhile. Often it makes the Kill / Wait popup appear, but if I click "Wait" it eventually does come back. If I run top -o cpu when this is ...
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Removing partitions from Chromebook (Chrome Recovery Utility not working)

I dual installed GalliumOS and ChromeOS on my Lenovo 100S ChromeBook. I tried to uninstall GalliumOS but didn't manage to delete its partitions. Now I have ChromeOS installed, but it has under 1 GB ...
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Make chrome display only page (No tabs or url bar)

Is there a way to display a webpage without any bars (taskbar, url bar etc)?
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Chrome doesn't search when hitting enter for a lot of words, in stead adds “/”

I've seen some people experiencing this problem when searching for things like "C#" (ref: Google Chrome is adding a slash to my searches ). However, for me, Chrome is doing this randomly at all time. ...
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Selectively deleting a site from history fully on Opera/Chrome?

When I attempt to selectively delete a site from the Opera site history, although it disappears from the history list it still appears with the suggestions feature in the address bar (obtained from ...
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are TCP connections made while typing the URL

Do browsers make TCP connections while typing the URL in address bar? I launched nettop utility, and was surprised of how active my connections are, even while only typing an address and not visiting ...