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Is there an extension or setting to quickly change the default search engine for chrome?

I've found that I now use the ombibar for searching anything and everything. I've got a plugin for rally for work, a plugin for steam for play, 'kipedia for research, and a handful of plugins for SE ...
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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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videos are not playing on google help site(material design guide), google chrome

For example, this page example In dev tools console errors are shown, for each video, like this OPTIONS ...
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How do I set Google Chrome to not allow javascript to hijack my right click menu

I despise web sites that hijack my right mouse button via javascript. Other browsers ( like firefox) allow me to block sites from doing this. Does chrome have such an option, or does it leave me at ...
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Quicker way to download files from FTP server in Google Chrome

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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How to remove “Ads by AdFreeApp” Malware in Google Chrome?

I have been looking all over the internet, to remove this Google Chrome based malware. I have encountered such malwares in the past, and I was able to remove it by disabling the extensions, delete ...
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Recover deleted folder form bookmarks bar?

I googled for this, but didn't find an answer. I removed a folder in Google Chrome's Bookmarks bar. Chrome says nothing when doing this, and I assumed it wouldn't actually delete the data from the ...
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Why can't neither Chrome nor Safari follow a domain redirection properly?

I have a domain name from GoDaddy. It was pointing to a hosting server. Recently I decided to change its settings to forward to another website. When I use Chrome and Safari, neither will follow the ...
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JSFiddle CSS and Result text areas squeezed

I am using Chrome on OSX and have encountered an infuriating bug which makes JSFiddle unusable: As the screenshot shows the CSS and Result text areas are squeezed off the screen with no handle to ...
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How can I open existing Chrome tabs on another PC with a single click?

At my desk, I have a Mac Mini that I use most of the time and a Windows 8.1 laptop hooked to an external monitor that I use only when moving work stations. Is there any way to open the Chrome tabs ...
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How to hide the bookmark bar?

I would like to completely disable the bookmark bar from Google Chrome and I don't find any information on the web. If I disable the bookmark bar, it still appears in an embedded bar to the Google ...
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I can't connect to wifi on Windows 8

I just got home from vacation. My brother and I both have iPod touches. We can connect to our home network with those. However, my Windows 8 laptop says “cannot connect”. At my vacation spot there was ...
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How to change Chrome highlight color

Background: I love Chrome, and I love using it for reading the news. However I prefer a lower contrast reading background. When you highlight all the text on a web page, the background goes blue, and ...
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Strange empty square pops out of nowhere, minimizes all windows, hides icons, goes away after restarting explorer.exe

An empty, rectangle box popped out of nowhere whilst playing a game and listening to music trough Chrome. This resulted in all my current apps being minimized, including the game I was playing. ...
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Force Google Chrome Browser to use google.com

I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in. I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in. ...
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Remapping the keyboard under Windows 8.1

I wish to remap an unused key into a key combination. I am a handicapped user and not of the related questions seem to answer my needs. My handicap requires me to enlarge the displayed portion of my ...
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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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How to hide recently open history in Chrome Browser?

I'm pretty new to Chrome; I only used it to debug CSS and javascripts. I recently updated my Chrome browser a couple of week ago. Previously browsed sites start displaying in the middle of the ...
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Can I disable Chrome's Extension Content Verification?

Since a short while, google chrome extensions are 'content verified', meaning other apps can't 'hack' them. Sort of a good thing, but incredibly annoying, because I hack them all the time, to tweak ...
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How to save a webpage as MHT archive files in Google Chrome?

I've been searching for a Google Chrome way of -How to save a webpages as MHT archive files in Google Chrome? but still no luck !! As a Chromium project, it should have been easy to figure out, but ...
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Google Chrome not able to identify my webcam

Chrome has suddenly stopped accessing my camera. Whenever I go to a website that tries to use my camera, I see a text that says camera : none available When I go to media settings, I see that Chrome ...
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Does anybody know where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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Chrome on Dell Venue thinks http://10.0.1.6:8080/ is a search term [duplicate]

It's frustrating to the Nth degree! I have a local web server at 10.0.1.6:8080 but I can't get Google Chrome on my Dell Venue (Android) to go to that URL. It thinks the whole thing is a search term. ...
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What does this Chrome icon mean?

Since today my Chrome browser has a pizza slice on its icon on the taskbar. I just restarted my PC without exiting Chrome. So its been forced to quit by the Windows system. After the restart I had ...
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Chrome downloaded a file without asking

I just went to a legitimate website which I visit regularly and assume is well-run and secure, and when a page on the website loaded, my browser downloaded a file called fallback.html without ...
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How do I install a previous version of Chrome?

I have a problem with the latest version of Chrome (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31225926/how-do-i-download-a-file-with-webdriver-in-the-latest-chrome-version-43-0-2357-1) so I need to download ...
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is there a way to view Google Chrome browsing history past three months ago?

I'm trying to find a tutorial I found months ago but it looks like it's disappeared off the face of the planet. I thought I would have better luck looking through my Google Chrome browsing history but ...
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Set image as desktop background without downloading it in Google Chrome

Is there any functionality within chrome or is there an extension available that allows image opened in chrome tab to be set as desktop background without actually downloading it, just like Firefox ...
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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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Have to log in to Chrome every time it starts after setting up Google Authenticator [OSX]

A while back, I set up 2FA with Google Authenticator. Now, every time Chrome starts, I need to log in to Chrome again to ensure Chrome sync is running. Is there a way I can trust Chrome to ensure it ...
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How to get URL of currently opened webpage of Chrome application desktop shortcut

A quick google on my need "How to get URL of currently opend webpage of Chrome application shortcut" give me nothing helpful. So what is the fastest get the URL of an Chrome application desktop ...
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How can I change the new tab behaviour in Firefox?

Is there any way to make new tabs behave like they do in Chrome? In Chrome if I click the new tab button it puts the tab at the end. If I right click a tab and select "New Tab" it puts it to right of ...
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Why can't I search through bing using 'Tab' anymore on chrome?

I use the 'Tab' key to search through various search engines on chrome a lot. I noticed recently that I can't search through Bing in the address bar itself using the tab key. I haven't changed any ...
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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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Windows 10 unable to connect to Internet through proxy

I am on Windows 10 Insider Build 10162. I use a proxy to connect to internet. Internet works fine on both Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. But when I try to ping Google.com from cmd, it says "Request ...
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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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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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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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Global windows hotkey to click web page in chrome

So i have some music webapp opened in chrome tab. Like pandora, mixcloud etc.. I want to have a keyboard shortcut that toggle play/pause button. Ideally without bringing the browser window active.
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Chrome Recently Closed Tabs are Gone

I'm using Google Chrome for Windows 8.1 64 bit and what I do is I love to stack tabs. I always have 200-250 tabs in 4-5 different chrome. Thing is when I restart or close the browser I always had ...
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How do I determine the size of a page source in Chrome?

Obviously, I want to get the answer without saving the page. It seems basic, but I can't figure out how to do that. If it requires a plugin, it's ok. It would be nice if the solution would also cover ...
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Viewing extensions' proxy settings in chrome

How do I view proxy settings of a Chrome extension? When I go to Settings - Network, it says: Your network proxy settings are being managed by an extension. Please let me know if the question is ...
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Where did Chrome enhanced bookmark manager disappear?

As opposed to some people I really liked the new Chrome "Stars" bookmark manager. I had it on all my Chrome installations and it was working great... (I didn't install it as an extension - it was ...
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Is it possible for a pinned tab in Chrome to be protected?

Am using Chrome Version 26.0.1410.43 beta in Ubuntu 12.04. I use pinned tabs for various Google apps (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Drive). I also use bookmarks bar for frequently visited sites. If my ...
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Why are Chrome windows/tabs still considered open if I snap them to the side?

I have discovered that if I snap a Chrome window to the side and I switch to a different window, things that would normally pause when I leave keep running. I mostly use this for trivial things, such ...
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Webcam is only recognized by some software

I have a webcam that works fine in software such as camorama and cheese. However, I cannot use it in websites that allow you to use a webcam (it's not recognized). I tested it with: Chromium 34.0 ...
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Customize Chrome auto-completion in address bar?

is there a way to customize Chrome's auto-completion? For instance it doesn't show past urls correctly: Here some examples of very often visited urls: it shows visited url ...
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I need the tag words given in the toolbar of a web browser to get highlited in the search result in a specific color [closed]

I would like to know the ways of getting search results in a web browser with words highlighted in colors which are inputted as keywords in the toolbar. i.e When i input a word in the google toolbar ...
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How to Block Doodle in Chrome's 'New Tab' page?

My goal is to block the annoying Google "doodles" (i.e. animated soccer-related promos, etc.) that appear in Chrome when a New tab is opened. Here's what's been tried so far: (1) Use AdBlock Plus to ...
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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 ...