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high dpi chrome 36 on windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have this weird issue with chrome. When I launch it in desktop mode, everything is blurry. However when I go to its settings and relaunch in windows 8 mode, everything is super clear and crisp. I ...
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Windows 8.1: The User Profile Service service failed to sign-in

I was using my computer this morning and everything was working normally, then I shut it down and I then after a while, I came back and booted up the computer and after typing in my password, the ...
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Videos in all applications unable to play past first frame

Whether I am watching a video on YouTube, watching a downloaded show in VLC, or streaming from Netflix, I have an intermittent problem where no videos will play past their first frame. For any ...
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1answer
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Windows 8.1 Metro UI stopped working. Stuck in desktop mode

So, today Windows 8.1 crashed and restarted by itself (I wasn't in the room so I didn't see what error it gave). When restarting (which I was present at), it "repaired" itself. After that, the OS is ...
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Open/save file dialog takes a long time to open in Windows 8. Several programs are affected Chrome, Thunderbird

When I try to save a file in Chrome the Save as dialog box becomes unresponsive and I have to close Chrome. This is on Windows 8.1 The Microsoft answer (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313937) that ...
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3answers
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My Laptop running at 89% memory use?! - Windows 8

It's been a while that my computer has been running at a very high ram usage when i have nothing running...please help i will provide all possible information. I have a MSI GE60 laptop. I don't ...
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2answers
36 views

How to get non windows8 chrome back

I'm running Windows 8 and Chrome. I recently clicked on the Run Chrome in Windows 8 mode. I want to switch it back but I can only see a partial screen. I can't get to the "tools" part of the screen ...
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Flash content not loading

I am trying to get this site to load the flash content: http://kids.daum.net/study/do/studyflash/view?id=7 I have done everything in the following two links still with no luck: ...
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1answer
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What changes my default browser from Chrome back to IE10 in Windows 8?

I follow the steps outlined here but set Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. If I close all browser windows, Chrome and IE, the changes are reverted and IE becomes the default browser. I am the only ...
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(Chrome on) Windows 8 complains certificate not yet valid

Chrome on Windows 8 complains that a server certificate is not yet valid. Chrome on Linux does not complain though, and Firefox on the same Windows 8 machine does not complain either. The certificate ...
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38 views

How to get Coowon/Chrome to not open new tabs after using address bar

Hello I am having a problem, every time I type a link or text into the address bar of Coowon/Chrome it opens the search results of website in a new tab. How do I stop that from happening. Thank you!
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1answer
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Automatically distributing applications' CPU usage between cores (Windows 8)

I have an Athlon 8 core CPU (4 h/w, 8 logical) and I find that it rarely goes above 12.5% usage. I read this article which explains why, and that there are two solutions: Set processor affinity for ...
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Chrome Metro mode move window hotkey

Is there a hotkey to position Chrome Metro mode windows to the left/right half of the screen? When using Chrome as a Windows 8-style app I can have multiple tabs and windows open inside the space ...
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1answer
109 views

Windows 8 seems to be remote controlled?

Recently I have detected that my mouse pointer moves by itself sometimes and even clicks/open random programs/files. I have no idea if this is hardware related since I am using my laptop connected to ...
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1answer
364 views

How to start Chrome in Desktop or Windows 8 mode based on where I start it from?

Is there a way to choose to start Chrome web browser either in classic desktop or metro mode in Windows 8.1? I know how to change it while the app is running, also if I exit the app in metro and start ...
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1answer
42 views

Chrome browser width and icon hiding?

I have windows 7 at work , chrome version 34 ( latest) I do see the extension icons as : But , at my home , same chrome version , windows 8 , I see the icons like this : Question How can I ...
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54 views

How do I get tooltips in Chrome to appear in the correct location?

Below is a screenshot of a slight problem with the location of the tooltip showing up in the incorrect location (note: the red dot is the approximate location of my cursor, and the location of the ...
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1answer
63 views

Show content while resize in chrome?

As a web developer - I need to test how things(layout) change in real time When Im resizing the screen width/height However this isn't working as desired: Is there any solution/plugin to do ...
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0answers
67 views

Change Chrome toolbar color

I want to change the color of the Chrome UI to black/white/grey. I've already changed the OS colors (using win8.1 x64) in the registry. Everything seems to works good so far. However Chrome doesn't ...
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Windows 8 GUI lag when opening Chrome

When I open Google Chrome on an ASUS laptop, only some parts of the window become visible. The rest of the window becomes visible only after I hover over it. I haven't experienced this issue with any ...
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1answer
127 views

Windows: Force specific network adapter

Specs: Windows 8 server (x64) with two connections/adapters, 1 is wired and 1 is a tethered connection through my phone. Question: How can I force my browser(chrome) to connect over the wired ...
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698 views

Black screen in windows 8.1 after login using skype-forced Microsoft account

Last week I installed Skype Metro version on my Windows 8.1 Dell XPS 12. I was frustrated that it made me use a Microsoft account rather than my Skype userid I've used for years. After doing that, I ...
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Sweet-page.com - what the hell? Problems with Google Chrome [duplicate]

Can you explain me what the stupid front page sweet-page.com on my Google Chrome? It means some adw or the another virus entered my OS (Windows 8.1)? When I load any page banner ads appear (2-3 ...
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Program to track time and describe what I did

I want to know if there is any program to run like this app of chrome extension Simple Time Track. Because I want to count the time that I spend in a task. I´m using Windows 8.1, but also can be app ...
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Can't connect to the new OneDrive. How to troubleshoot?

Since Microsoft has announced its switch from Skydrive to OneDrive, I (along with my teammates here at work) have been been unable to connect to the website. Everyone can access OneDrive from home, ...
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Google Chrome, Launch in Windows 8, Hijack http and https Protocol Association From FF

Google Chrome browser launch as Windows app seems to hijack weblink with http and https protocol, although I have set Firefox as the default browser. By setting associations back to Firefox as ...
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178 views

How do I fix a strange browser issue in Windows 8, where only Chrome works?

This is extremely strange. I like Firefox. I have a strange issue where the only browsers that seem to work are Google Chrome, IE (the latest), and Maxthon browser. When I try to use Firefox, ...
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Chome tabs not filling tab bar [duplicate]

I recently got a laptop (XPS 15) with 3200 * 1800 screen. After updating drivers, Chrome looks like: The tabs won't fill the red part of the screen. I tried the follows in about:flags with no ...
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37 views

Windows 8 Boot into Chrome

We've been sorta forced into using Windows 8 for a product we are releasing. We'll be providing the computer systems and unfortunately no other OS supports the touch capabilities with as much power as ...
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1answer
227 views

Many youtube videos don't load but show a “loading” icon instead

I installed Windows 8.1 2 days ago and I'm pretty sure that's when this issue started. About half of the youtube videos I try to watch are infinitely stuck at this screen: It seems that ...
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289 views

How do I remove the Chrome App Launcher in Windows 8?

I made a huge mistake and enabled the app launcher on my Windows 8 Chrome installation. Now I cannot get rid of it. I already tried removing Chrome and installing it again.
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1answer
2k views

How to restore deleted favorites in chrome on windows 8?

A friend of me has a windows 8 laptop and Google Chrome as browser. She has deleted its favorites. I know a file exists on Windows 7 in AppData : bookmarks.bak I looked on a Windows 8 laptop but i've ...
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Google chrome strange blank UI

Recently, if I minimize chrome and maximize this is what I get: The issue does not occur on every minimize+maximize. Only sometimes. Beyond the point seen in screenshot, if I hover my mouse over ...
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1answer
78 views

Tasks are open in Windows 8 Taskbar but they cannot be opened

I'm trying to fix a major issue in Windows 8. I'm finding that some programs have tasks open (in preview miniature mode) in the Taskbar for the same program, but when you click on them, Windows 8 ...
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1answer
312 views

Chrome Metro Switch windows shortcut

Is there a shortcut to switch between Chrome windows in Windows 8.1 Metro mode? Normally I'd do it with a alt+tab, but in this case that does not work cause the browser window are all inside a single ...
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Made a reg edit to force Chrome to open in Desktop mode in Windows 8, now everything is broken

I made this reg file edit to open chrome in desktop mode in windows 8: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command] "DelegateExecute"=- ...
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1answer
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Will installing chrome canary automatically install stable version of chrome too?

Using windows 8 and srware iron I didn't need chrome for a while. But from time to time chrome-specific feature like google image search is needed for research so I decided to go out wild and install ...
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1answer
235 views

Google chrome session restore trouble

I recently copied the whole folder of user data (that contains default and the other files) from my old laptop (I sold it) and pasted it in the same folder on my new laptop, I opened chrome and it ...
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Windows 8 “Insufficient memory” error whilst copying through .bat files

Info: Sys: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130531-1504) BIOS: Default System BIOS Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU ; 960 @ 3.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.2GHz Memory: 14336MB RAM ...
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Will upgrading to Windows 8 lose Google Chrome Auto-Complete Emails/Usernames?

I'm upgrading a users computer to Windows 8 and I plan to use the option to keep files and applications, will Google Chrome still remember email addresses the user starts type in or will they need to ...
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1answer
62 views

How can I open a new window in Google Chrome Metro Mode? is there any plugin?

I see the question How can I open a new window in Google Chrome Metro Mode? But i need a plugin or a tool for making a new window!! New window is not a special feature just it have fresh tab ...
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Was the “pin to start” feature in Windows 8 Google Chrome removed?

I used to be able to pin a website to my Start screen in the Windows 8 version of Google Chrome, but now I can't find that feature. Was it removed?
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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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0answers
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google chrome and diablo 3 taking to long to start

I don't know if this is related but, a week ago, while working in chrome, I accidentally generated an infinite loop in javascript while debugging it in chrome. Chrome crashed and everything I've tried ...
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1answer
276 views

Windows 8 Chrome DNS issue

Sometimes when I want to visit random site I get "The server at www.something.here can't be found, because the DNS lookup failed" which looks pretty standard. When I go to ...
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1answer
439 views

Chrome desktop shortcut not working after renaming chrome.exe

Chrome Version : Google Chrome 31.0.1650.57 (Official Build 235101) m Operating System : Windows 8 Extensions : AdBlock 2.6.14, Any.do 0.1.1.1, avast! Online Security 9.0.2005.45, Awesome ...
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Chrome: NPAPI plugin is required for this app

I'm trying to install the Sway.fm Unified Music Media Keys extension for Chrome, but I'm receiving the following error message. This application is not supported on this computer. Installation has ...
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0answers
132 views

How do I get the Chrome App Launcher in the taskbar on Windows 8?

As you know, the chrome app launcher was a new button that showed up next to your chrome icon on the taskbar. For some reason, I removed that along with the start menu listing for the icon. Now, even ...
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Google chrome issue jquery or html5 sites

I've run out of ideas and need help getting chrome to work with some of the html sites like youtube player where the sound slider doesn't move anymore or another html5 app with graphs that no longer ...
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1answer
89 views

How to set document icon instead of application icon in Windows?

If I have a file extension associated with an application, such as xml files with Sublime Text 3 or html files with Chrome, the icons in Windows explorer are using the "application" icon for the ...