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Chrome: Autocomplete not working on particular input fields

I've run into an issue in Chrome where autocomplete will remember the history of most input boxes, yet fails to save any history in one particular field. Firefox was able to successfully save the ...
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Why is Chrome inconsistent about showing Upload Progress?

Sometimes when I'm uploading a file in Chrome, a small status bar message appears on the bottom left of the window, saying Uploading 23%... and so on, until the upload is finished. But sometimes this ...
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After going in sleep mode, Chrome tells me it's “Unable to access the network”

When I start my computer (Windows 8.1), I can open Google Chrome (34.0.1847.137) and browse the web. However, if I lock my computer or if Windows starts to hibernate, and I unlock or wake up Windows, ...
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How can I make chrome's white flash when a new tab is opened be black?

Whenever I open a new tab, which is very often, there's a white flash. This is a blinding to my eyes since I often use my computer with dark backgrounds and in low brightness. Is there a way I can ...
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Force file link to open as a preview in [new] tab (instead of downloading)

Sometimes you want to follow a pdf/image/etc link and actually see it in the browser instead of downloading it. In my most recent run-in it was with a screenshot on a Mantis server I'm using. When I ...
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Same version of Chrome, two different behavior regarding sha1 deprecation

i'm well aware of the changes made to Chrome 42 and sha1 signed certificates. Here a short reminder : https://blog.filippo.io/the-unofficial-chrome-sha1-faq/ Our client reported this problem and ...
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Chrome disable white blank page flash before website is loaded

When going to a new webpage in Chrome, the screen will flash white before the website is loaded. This is annoying as I have a lot of websites set to use dark themes with Stylish and the transition is ...
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Why does my computer modify the order of some characters typed?

I'm having a strange problem that I'm not sure if it's related to Google Chrome (or it's "Animated tabs" plugin that I've installed), my OS (Ubuntu 13.10 + GNome) or my keyboard (Dell Vostro's one). ...
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How to configure Chrome AdBlock to update every day?

I need to update AdBlock lists every day. Is there a way to configure this to be done automatically instead of going to the AdBlock Options page and pressing "update now" by hand every time?
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Change the text in title-bar of chrome window from [xyz - Google Chrome] to [xyz - Something Else]

I'm using VirtuaWin and it lets you assign different desktops to different windows based on their title, and I want to assign 2 different chrome processes to 2 different desktops. Is there a way ...
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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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Google Chrome background tabs don't load/build until selected

When browsing, I tend to middle-click things I want to read so they load in a new tab in the background. That way they're ready to read when I finish the current page. Recently the behavior changed ...
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How to quickly change language spell check in chrome

I often write messages in 2 languages and I would like to change language spell check quickly. Is there any shortcut for this? I can use right mouse click and than navigate to change language, but ...
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How to edit Google Chrome page context menu?

I would like to remove some items from the webpage context menu in Google Chrome (like 'Open in new window', 'Search with Google` etc.). How can I do it? Is there any extension which could help me?
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How Can I Not Show the Green Download Progress Display for Google Chrome in the Windows Taskbar?

I use Windows 7 and when downloading with Google Chrome the icon in the taskbar has a partially green background that indicates the download progress. Is there a way to not show this green status ...
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How can I launch Chrome in kiosk mode in a Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) account?

We are trying to set up a web application in a kiosk mode using Chrome in Windows 8.1. I have been able to create an "assigned access" account (the new Windows 8.1 kiosk feature) that will log in and ...
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How to Disable “Close Other Tabs” in Google Chrome

I'm running Google Chrome v28.0.1500.71 under Mac OS 10.8.4. With ~15 open tabs, I accidentally clicked "close other tabs" and wiped out all but one of my open tabs. I figured there would be an easy ...
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Download stops at 99% and gives error

Some EXEs from our website are not downloading completely. (ex: "winmansoftware.com/files/WinmanCAERP_Update.EXE") Download completes 99% and gives error. But the same EXEs are downloading from ...
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reload tab in google chrome without flicker

Is there a way to configure google chrome to reload a tab without flickering? I.e load the page in the background then immediately switch over to it. The content of the page I am loading stays ...
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How to automatically close blank download popup in Chrome?

When I download a file in Chrome, a blank popup window appears and I have to manually close it each time. Is there a way to have Chrome automatically close this blank window?
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Chrome on Windows 7 is not respecting ClearType

I've noticed that my fonts seemed jagged on Chrome, but not Firefox, it seemed strange so I decided to configure ClearType again. It was already turned on, but I re-ran the config anyway. What I've ...
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Is there a way to enable/disable IPv6 without restarting Chrome?

chrome://net-internals/dns#dns has a button which allows us to enable IPv6 for Host resolver: This is how it looks like after clicking Enable IPv6: How do I revert to the previous state without ...
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How do I skip the Keep/Cancel dialog for downloads in Google Chrome?

This question is specifically for PDF files, because I work with them all day and have to download 20+ at a time. I use an extension called Linkclump which selects all links at one time. Since I ...
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Clear Google Chrome Browsing Data keyboard shortcut without confirmation prompt

On Mac OS X 10.6, Cmd-Shift-Delete....wonderful. Except I have to wait for a new tab to open and click to confirm. Is there a keyboard shortcut to clear it with last used settings, no confirmation ...
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chrome 10: third party cookies blocking not working as expected

I've ticked "Block all third party cookies without exception" yet when I visit sites like http://www.washingtonpost.com, the page show Facebook activity of my friends. In Firefox 4, if I untick ...
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Disable Chrome 43 smooth scroll

I recently upgraded to Chrome 43 and I've noticed that it unpleasantly smooth scrolls on all keyboard scrolling action (space bar, page up / down, home / end). Is there any way to disable this ...
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Why is Chrome rendering Google logo incorrectly?

For several months now Chrome has consistently rendered the google logo as follows, top is as Chrome renders, bottom is as IE and piant.net render: What's strange is that this is only occurring on ...
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Extraneus message about security risk when I open a new Chrome tab

Today I start getting in Chrome a message saying: "I SEE YOU ARE A XXXXX CUSTOMER are you concerned that your Linux computer may have a potential security risk.... Please call toll free for ...
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Chrome prompts to install silverlight even though it's already installed

On Windows XP box, SL5 was working in Chrome and IE8. Then, today, chrome prompts to install SL. Upon doing so, the SL install program says that the same version of SL is already installed. ...
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Chrome not asking to remember passwords

So at one point, Chrome asks you (after login) if you want it to save the password. The next few times I login, the dialog box/bar doesn't pop up but the key icon near the star is there. I click ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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Broken Images and Pages Do Not Load

I am using Chrome and get broken images. I also get "This Page is Not Available". Afrer refreshing I see "Resolving..." in status bar but page fails to load. Refreshing several seconds later brings up ...
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Import html favorites file into chrome from command line

I have a list of Favorites from Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7 SP1 32-bit) which I saved into an .HTML file. I am trying to import the favorites into Chrome from a command line or some sort of ...
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Font rendering on Blink Engine browsers

I have an issue with browser's font look very clunky, this exists on all browser use Blink engine, so far : Opera 22, Chrome, Vivaldi. I'm using Windows 7 64 bit. Any pointers on this problem ? ...
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How can I force chrome to only download one file at a time?

Right now, files simultaneously download which drastically lowers the download speed
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Copy text from rectangle selection in Chrome

A picture is worth a thousand words : In Rietveld web diff tool I want to copy code from one of the buffer, but text selection with the mouse spreads over the other buffer when selecting multiple ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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Change Google Chrome about:blank favicon

I have a very strange favicon showing up in Google Chrome on the about:blank page: How can I change this back to the normal blank document favicon? I'm on Mac OSX, and have had this problem on ...
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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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Chrome cache protocol: avoid too many redirects

I have a server running apache on http (port 80) and https (port 8443). On the same server I have tomcat running https (port 443) I want to disable https 8443 port on apache server, using only port ...
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How to change Chrome's search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl +F)

I would like to change Chrome's default page search keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + F) to something else (e.g Ctrl + M). How can I do this? There is a Shortcut Manager Chrome extension, but it doesn't ...
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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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Why does Google Chrome listen on port 8000?

Occasionally when starting up a development server (again), it will die with the message that the port 8000 is already in use. Running $ lsof -n -i4TCP:8000 | grep LISTEN then reveals Google ...
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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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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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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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Displaying timestamp in Google Chrome browsing history

Google Chrome allows to view the browsing history. Is there any way to display a more complete timestamp i.e. having the hour, minute and second instead of having just the date?
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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 ...