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How to disable Spell Check in standalone Google Chrome App

Based on a website, I have created a Google Chrome App (in Chrome: click the ⋮ button > More Tools > Create Shortcut > Open as Window). Inside of the Google Chrome app, I want to disable ...
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Chrome session stops loading anything after copying large image to clipboard

So I was copying a 15000x8000 image from Wikipedia to my clipboard in Windows 10, which resulted in the browser freezing for a bit. It unfroze and I thought everything was fine after that but noticed ...
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Bookmark to specific text on a webpage in chrome in a drop down

How can I bookmark to a specific part of a webpage that is part of a drop down in Chrome? I have tried the chrome extension link to fragment. It doesn't work. Here's a website example with trying to ...
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The white flash page bug on pop up windows on Windows 11 Google Chrome

As you can see in the GIF below when I open a url or link as in the GIF, a white flash seems and irritates a lot. I have already tried chrome dark themes, Windows 11 dark mode active, Google Chrome ...
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Is there a way to directly print a link to PDF, without having to open the link in a new tab and clicking print as PDF?

I use a website where I have to log in to access the personal webpages. I would like to save the pages as a PDF either on my PC or on Google Drive etc. Is there a way by which I can directly right ...
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Is there real solution to prevent autoplay youtube videos in chrome? [duplicate]

Is there real solution to prevent autoplay youtube videos in chrome ? that switch for autoplay never work and I need all youtube videos dont start by default. The only solution I found from the ...
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Block file://domain opening in chrome

When users open any pdf with chrome browser, they can see cnc path and then browse to other user folders. How can I prevent this so they cant open local files via chrome. On so many websites forums no ...
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Chrome Incognito Window with 50+ tabs turned black, I cannot close the window because of my tabs. How do i restart only rendering w/o closing Chrome?

The issue was described here more than 3 years ago: https://support.google.com/chrome/thread/9461262?hl=en It seems this issue has never been fixed. I was playing a YouTube video on one of my ...
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How to run two instances of Google Chrome after CVE-2022-4135 Zero Day?

There was a recent security vulnerability with Google Chrome that was patched with version 107.0.5304.121/.122 of Chrome for Windows. As probably anyone should (and because my company mandated it), ...
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How to disable "Failed to update" sticky notification for Chrome on Windows 7?

As you've probably all heard, Google is finally ending support for Chrome for Windows 7 - makes sense, with the slow phasing out of the system. As for now however, I'm still fine using it with the ...
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Google Photos sometimes not allowing to copy text from picture [migrated]

most of the times if there is a photo (correctly uploaded of course) on Google Photo which contains some text the following command appears and you can copy text. Copia testo da immagine means Copy ...
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How can I launch Chrome from the terminal as an isolated instance with a blank profile?

I want to launch Chrome from the terminal as a separate process isolated from any currently running Chrome processes while also using a blank, guest or anonymous profile. This is for benchmarking ...
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Description text missing from Google

I have been having this issue recently which only occurs on my Google account. The descriptions for Google result are missing and there's just empty space where they should be. I have reset Chrome and ...
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Active Directory Split Domain - Chrome Browser not working

We run a windows Active Directory Domain - we put a host A record to point to our wpengine/cloud flare domain so that we can view our outside hosted website. Wpengine made some changes and now both ...
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Chrome know about all apps installed on my pc

There is a feature in chrome to check for malware in your pc. If I once used it, it does not find any malware, does it store and connect to my email what apps I had? More concerning, does it know ...
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Chrome is saving passwords but not showing them in Settings

Running Chrome 107.0.5304.110 on an M1 Pro MacBook Pro, macOS 12.6.1. Chrome asks to save passwords and fills them in properly, but when going to chrome://settings/passwords none of them appear. It ...
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Windows - Font size on chrome tabs & bookmarks, control panel search bar, files, etc.. is suddenly very small

Chrome bookmarks & tab header font sizes have decreased, control panel search bar size has decreased, files application text size has decreased. I think(?) that this has something to do with the ...
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Chrome hangs when right clicking on a few lines of highlighted text

I have an unusual problem. Whenever I right click to try and copy a larger amount of text in a textbox in Chrome, the system will freeze up for 5-10 minutes. I first discovered it when using ...
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Manipulate 'font-family' via user script

I would like to restrict the set of fonts available in web browser (chrome on GNU/Linux in my case) to monospace, serif and sans-serif only. The first step was to install the browser extension «uBlock ...
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How to open a local office file stored in Google Drive (docs, sheets etc.) directly?

I have Google Drive installed. I'd like to open local Office files inside Google Drive directly in Google Drive, that would save me an expensive subscription to Microsoft 365 Office suit. I don't want ...
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How to stop Chrome from asking if I meant to go to a different site?

Every time I go to uniLy.com (a service used by my employer), Chrome tells me that attackers are everywhere, constantly targeting me, and that my life depends on me being absolutely certain that I ...
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Chrome is putting suggested URL in parentheses, making it uneditable - how to stop this?

In a recent update, when I type a partial URL into the address bar, Chrome has started putting the suggested URL in parentheses after what I type, which means I'm not able to edit that URL before I ...
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Trying to Restore Google Chrome Session, but what should the Session_xxxxxx and Tabs_xxxxxx files be renamed to? [duplicate]

Pretty much title. Apparently you need to rename these files to recover your Chrome session, but what should I rename them to? I have three files in my \Sessions\ folder; Session_13312225469757655 (2....
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How to import a Chrome extension's files from 6 years ago (I have the session data!)

In 2016, I would backup all my Chrome extension's current session data (the directory looks like this). I copy-pasted these files for few computer transfers and it worked every time - it got my ...
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How to fix Chrome's high memory usage, even when closed?

I'm on a Macbook Air with M1 chip running MacOS Monterrey 12.2.1. I'm constantly running out of RAM, and finding that Chrome seems to be a huge RAM-hog - see screenshot. This is the case even AFTER I'...
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If Vivaldi is using Chromium (Chrome's engine), why do various things still not work? [closed]

After painfully switching from Firefox a few years ago, when Mozilla finally nailed the last nail into the privacy and user-respecting coffin, I carefully went through every single web browser and ...
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New Gmail fonts looks fuzzy

Anyone knows how to "fix" the blurry font in the new Gmail UI without enabling Clear Type for the whole OS? Chrome: Firefox:
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Losing data in Chrome

I use 2 systems (Windows 7 and 10). After I launch Google Chrome on another system, I see that no installed extensions and no saved passwords (to login) while bookmarks are in place. How do I fix this?...
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File downloads over HTTPS keep failing no matter what program I use

So this is originally started when I attempted to download a file over HTTPS through google chrome. I was unable to do so. Everytime I tried downloading the file, the download would randomly stop ...
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File open dialog mechanism in Xorg

I am using classic Xorg desktop with Gnome and Plasma elements. It means I use sddm, Xorg, .xsession, IceWM, but also modern applications like Chrome and both Gnome and Plasma viewers. I would like to ...
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Where can I find my Chrome update log?

I can find the current version in: chrome://version/ chrome://settings/help C:\Users\<myUser>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Last Version But where can I find the update history of my ...
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Google Chrome Task Manager update rate: How to slow it down?

Is there any way to slow down the sample/update rate of Chrome's Task Manager? The display works fine for e.g. sorting tasks by memory footprint, because that's pretty stable; but it's terrible for ...
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Chrome: How to set protocol handler

I'm trying to use the old "Skype Web App". Reinstalling the web app doesnt change anything. In the past, when I click on a "Join Meeting" link in chrome, it would popup asking me ...
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How to remove all but certain cookies in Chrome/ium Browsers?

In Mozilla browsers, the site permissions for each site can be set to allow cookies, allow for session, or deny. This makes it so I can control my cookies on a site-by-site basic, allowing permanent ...
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What is "Unregister service workers" in Chrome dev tools?

What is "Unregister service workers" in Chrome dev tools ---> Application tab? It is vague, and not self-explanatory at all. If it's checked, it'll unregister all service workers? Or will ...
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Why aren't website shortcuts on home screen available across multiple launchers on Android? [migrated]

On a Moto (G60) smartphone running Android (12), I have two launchers installed. The first is the default Motorola app that comes preinstalled, called Moto App Launcher (12), and the second is called ...
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Chrome 107 - marks self-signed certificate Not Secure despite cert is installed

I'm running create-react-app with self-signed HTTPS certificate locally. The certificate is installed in User's Trusted Root CA Despite that Chrome still marks the website as Not Secure what for ...
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How to block Twitter login pop up on iPhone? [migrated]

On windows there is browser plugins to block elements of a website in real time (right clicking on element for example) what browser(s) or plugin(s) are available for iPhone to accomplish this task. ...
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How can a popup window be created in Chrome right after startup, without any website already open?

Recently, when I open up Chrome browser, an annoying scamming site called "stoprobot.site" will pop up for no apparent reason. AFAIK popups should always be initiated by some website that's ...
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When printing a WEB-page with custom CSS the output is not as good as in the browser

I am using custom CSS to format a Wikipedia Webpage and trying to convert it into PDF. Irrespective of the add-on, e.g. User JavaScript and CSS or Stylish, the result in the browser looks very nice ...
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Trying to restore previous session in Google Chrome, using the chrome paths (Default\Sessions)

So I had a massive amount of tabs/windows open in Google Chrome, and as a result chrome crashed. I reopened Google Chrome, which gave me no option to restore the session despite being set to "...
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Is there's any way to lock particular tab so that it doesn't close with cmd/ctrl+w shortcut

On my mac when I use Opera and pinned a tab it doesn't close with cmd+w. But in Chrome even when I pinned an important (like working on some document writing) tab and accidently press cmd+w, it just ...
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Get URL autocomplete to match around subdomain

A variety of sites that I use have the company name behind a subdomain, e.g. app.asana.com <mycompany>.salesforce.com mail.protonmail.com <mycompany>.latticehq.com I'd like to be able to ...
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How to pick DOM elements in inspector if they have low Z-index using Firefox or Chromium dev tools?

When I open the inspector pane via Shift-Ctrl-C and click somewhere on the page, it selects that element in the DOM tree, but if that element is masking a dozen other elements with lower z-index, I ...
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How do map a hotkey to close a playing tab or Youtube tab?

Details: I have three buttons (Streamdeck) that open YouTube links in Google Chrome for relaxing music. I'm trying to find to away close old ones while opening up a new one. Is there a way to close a ...
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How to increase Alt + Left (go to previous page in Chrome browsing history) from the upper limit of 50?

In Chrome, you can go to a previous page in your browsing history using Alt+Left. It seems that the upper limit on the number of pages Chrome remembers is 50. (Windows 11, desktop PC) I would need to ...
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How to create a shortcut for invoking Mosh from Google's Secure Shell extension?

This boils down to a question how to invoke a certain page of the extension from the command line. The SSH extension can be invoked by "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome_proxy.exe&...
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Cannot restore last Chrome session. `Session_` file empty, but the `Tabs_` file preserved

Last time my Chrome browser crashed because there were no free space at $HOME folder. After I opened it (previously freeing about 2G of space at the partition), I was presented with the (usual) "...
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Can't delete or find saved wrong passwords in Chrome

Somehow my Chrome saved some wrong passwords for a website below: https://www.nautica.com/account (pic 1) https://imgur.com/a/UB6tSqv And these password seem to be from the account resgistration page (...
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Google Chrome get rid of --disable-gpu-compositing

When watching videos on Twitch or Youtube I sometimes notice a lot of CPU usage and videos tend to be laggy on 4k resolution. I discovered in htop, that chrome is started with the --disable-gpu-...

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