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How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
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Google Chrome bookmark star icon grayed isn't working

If a page is already bookmarked it looks yellow but I can't 'unbookmark' the page, if the page is not bookmarked the star is completely gray and pressing it does nothing at all. I have looked around ...
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Delay loading of link in new background tab in Google Chrome

I want to change the behavior of "New Tabs" that are opened in Google Chrome. What I want is whenever I open a new tab in Chrome, the newly opened tab doesn't load itself until I switch to that tab. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to pull Google Chrome tab into its own window

Is there a keyboard short cut, or extension, that lets you rip a tab into a new window in Google Chrome instead of using the mouse?
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Chrome htaccess cache not enabled

When I go to an internal website using Chrome, I have to enter htaccess login credentials. However, in Firefox, when the htaccess login popup appears, the credentials are already filled in (obfuscated ...
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Chrome routing local VirtualHost domain names to Google search

I use Xampp to give me a localhost environment for testing PHP. I recently set up a virtual host in the httpd-vhosts.conf file of xampp so that I could seperate projects into their own domain name ...
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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 and Firefox? I did not find any suitable page mentioning this? PS: I tried about:blank but it looked like Chrome is trying to load ...
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Where/what is the 'location bar' in Google Chrome?

I use Google Chrome as my default browser but a recent inadvertent action resulted in New Tab appearing with it & then displacing it immediately. I found some instructions for getting rid of it ...
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An active extension that isn't in the extensions list?

I have an adware extension that announced itself as a "new extension" in my top-right drop-down menu. I clicked on that, thinking it would bring me to the extensions page, but rather than do that it ...
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Get OS X Chrome to accept self-signed SSL certificate for localhost

I've been trying to get this working all day, and I have a strong feeling that my issue is specific to Yosemite. I'm running OS X 10.10.3 on a retina Macbook Pro. I took instructions from ...
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How to make Chrome when launched by other programs use my command lines i defined?

For security concerns, i've set chrome to launch with this: --cipher-suite-blacklist=0x0005,0x0004,0xc011,0xc007 --ssl-version-min=tls1.2 I use Windows 7, and when i click it from my TaskBar it ...
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Does Firefox support folder upload?

I enjoy folder upload in Google Drive, which works in Google Chrome. Recently, I've switched back to Firefox, and when I tried to upload a folder to Google Drive just now: Is that true? Does ...
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Why Google Chrome resets its settings?

Sometimes Google Chrome resets its settings. My bookmarks are not deleted, but the bar and the homepage button are hidden and many of my settings (homepage, automatic translations, ...) are reset. I ...
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I can't quit Google Chrome because of Chrome pop-ups

I think that this has something to do with MacKeeper because my computer and Chrome always worked fine before I accidentally installed it not knowing what I was doing. I can't delete MacKeeper and ...
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Completed downloads freeze Windows

The Issue Shortly after a file download via Google Chrome completes, almost all programs completely freeze into Windows' infamous "Not Responding" state for up to 5 minutes, affecting Explorer ...
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Google Chrome no longer opens local HTML files when I double click them

I must have done something to Google Chrome on my Mac. Local HTML files, even though they are associated with Chrome, do not actually open in Chrome anymore when I double click them. For example, ...
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Can you force an offline mode? It takes forever to load a page from disk

I have a machine that is not connected to the internet but I have some documentation saved to the disk in HTML format. Google Chrome sure enough will open it, but I presume that it's trying to call ...
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Is there a way to hide Chrome from Windows Notification Area Icons?

Is there a way to hide Chrome's icon when chrome is running in background?
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Find URLs of images by inspect elements in Firefox? (similar to Chrome?)

In Google Chrome, I right click in a webpage, and select Inspect Elements -> Resources -> Frames -> (Search) -> Images where I can see the URLs of the image files in the webpage. If I ...
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In Google Chrome, how can I get rid of the big gray box that displays “The server refused the connection.”?

I got sick of blocking sites such as facebook.com and facebook.net per browser, and decided to add them to my /etc/hosts file so the sites would be blocked entirely: 0.0.0.0 facebook.com facebook.net ...
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Getting “Google Chrome didn't shut down correctly” every week

I am getting "Google Chrome didn't shut down correctly" twice a week - it becomes a very annoying problem - I always fixed this issue by removing the chrome's default user profile and re-opening the ...
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Fonts not looking right on brand new laptop in . Help please [duplicate]

I just got a new HP Probook 450 G2. One of the tasks I got it for, was to use Google Docs and google scripts. I've noticed when using Google script editor, on Chrome and Firefox, My fonts are not ...
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How to make batch file to open specific Profiles in Google Chrome

I have .BAT batch files to open a set of programs, web pages and explorer windows. With sufficient Googling I've still come up short as how to execute the profile target "C:\Program Files ...
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Lost All Bookmarks and my google account bookmarks restored to 1.5 Years back

I am currently using google chrome version: Version 33.0.1750.117 m. I daily sign in to my google chrome to my email account in office and delete when I left the office. I do same process since more ...
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How do I individually mute audio per tab in Chrome or Firefox?

Is there a browser add-on (Chrome/Firefox) to individually mute audio per page/tab? This would be great when listening to music while browsing sites that play audio without asking for user prompt ...
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Log in to Google Maps with my private (non-administered) account

This has been driving me crazy every couple of weeks for months now... I have two primary google accounts. One is my private account, the other is the corporate administered account. We'll call the ...
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Auto reboot in Chrome if “Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed.”

When a Chrome page crashes, I would like to be able to detect it and restart either the page or the browser. I know this could lead to bad things and multiple restarts, but it is the best option ...
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View Google Chrome history on current device only

In Google Chrome 42, it is combining a user's history from home to work and school. A teacher saw the history and saw very questionable pornographic materials (we have a zero-tolerance policy for ...
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How to open pdf in Chrome's integrated viewer without downloading it

So I was really excited about the new integrated pdf viewer in chrome. However when I click on a pdf file link, chrome offers to download it instead of opening it inside its viewer. How do i get it ...
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Ways to see a list of all the tabs open in Chrome?

You know how when you get to 10+ tabs open in your browser (in this case Chrome) and you can't tell which tab is which anymore? I'm sure there are some good extension or something - what's the best ...
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Stop Google automatically to copy favorites from one computer to another

I have some favorite sites added to favorites in google Chrome. Now with my surprise I saw that these links also show up in my work computer!!! No clue how they came here!!! I think Google somehow ...
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How can I silently install Google Chrome?

I want to make a silent installation of Google Chrome Beta. I've tried ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing had worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation version, and ...
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How to remove facebook news add from my browser [duplicate]

Hi i'm getting this advert while surfing the internet. It's very iritating please help me http://facebook.com-important-finance-news.ninja/?z9ps5pq2l3
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Some websites displaying extremely scaled down pages on Chrome

Chrome displays some websites at a very small scale relative to the screen resolution, as you can see in this pic: (Alternatively: link) The same thing happens for pictures loaded in the browser, ...
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Google Chrome is stuck. How to fix that?

My Google Chrome is always stuck. If I resize the window or open full screen it works again for another few seconds, and then it's stuck again. What could it be? It seems that it's stuck when I hover ...
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Google chrome is reading characters backwards

Google Chrome is my favorite browser, and I can't imagine going on without it. Suddenly (without closing and re-opening) the browser; chrome has been reading characters upside down, very weird: ...
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I need to flush dns again and again to make the sites load

I'm facing a problem where when I visit a site Google Chrome says to me:- "This web page is not available" This happens for many sites. I've searched on Google and have found a fix. If I run the ...
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Can’t play Vine/Instagram videos in Chrome

I installed Chrome because I have a new laptop. But now when I want to play Vine/Instagram videos, it doesn’t display them—I only get the sound. These videos are .mp4 I guess. What could be the ...
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Google Chrome - Clear Cache for Specific Website

I recently created a free web hosting account on x10Hosting. Let's use www.example.x10host.com as my example domain. Before signing up for the domain, I visit the domain to see if it was available. ...
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How did I pin Chrome to my Win7 TaskBar multiple times?

I have seen many many questions, including Pin same app multiple times in Windows 7, but they are all asking how to do something I have already done. I certainly did not use one of the solutions in ...
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Windows 8: the taskbar's Chrome won't open without right-clicking, but why?

I have a Chrome icon on my taskbar. If I left-click it, it glows as if to open, but then the glowing goes away and nothing happens. If I right-click it, then I can successfully open Chrome by clicking ...
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Browser only audio clipping

I have a strange sound clipping problem that seems to be isolated to browser/html5/flash audio. It seems to be isolated only to videos played through my browser and happens the same whether I use the ...
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How to remove luckysearches.com? [duplicate]

I accidentally opened an unknown sofware installer out of sandbox and kaboom! It installed lots of useless adware most of which was easy to remove, but even after following the uninstall instructions ...
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Chrome: Any way to assign sticky window name

Typically I use about 10 different browser windows (always on). I'd like to have a way to set "sticky" window names so that I can locate one I'm looking for quickly when switching (using keyboard ...
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Chrome Adaware candy-box.biz

My Chrome, version 36 in win7, keeps randomly spawn tabs with address http://www.candy-box.biz/adv/index.php?url=...... I can't remove this adware/malware, I try: look for souspicious extentions ...
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How can I stop my browser from opening up itself and loading a page when internet is connected?

When I connect to the internet through a dongle (ISP: Tata Photon+/Tata Indicom) it opens up my default browser (google chrome) and logs on to the homepage of my ISP which is integrated by Yahoo!. I ...
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Save “Inspect Element”

Would anybody know of a way of saving changes I made in Inspect Element, locally and not server side? There is some script/plugins for big websites like Facebook that sometimes include a feature ...
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Does some browser support Java Applets anymore? [Debian 7] [on hold]

As fate would have it, I find myself trying to solve some challenges on an old website from 2005. Some of these depend on delivering Java applets to your browser. I am on Chrome 41, and of course it ...
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Chrome Enable new profile management system

I want to be able to protect my Chrome user profile with a password so I don't have to constantly login/out of all sites to maintain privacy on a shared PC. I enabled the flag Enable new profile ...
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Why don't I have a “Make Google Chrome the default browser” button in my Chrome settings?

My Chrome settings says "Google Chrome is not currently your default browser." But there's no button that allows me to set Chrome as the default browser: Running Windows 7 x64. Absolutely baffled. ...