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How can I enable a .crx extension in Chrome?

I coded an extension for Chrome, packed it as crx via Chrome, and loaded it in Chrome. How can I enable it? The enable button is greyed out, clicking on it does nothing. I use Chrome Version 125.0....
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Having issue with puppeteer package in aws ecs [migrated]

I'm using the puppeteer package for web scraping in local server evrythings working fine bcuz local machine has chrome browser but when i deployed the same code into the aws ecs container but having ...
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My Chrome tab memory usage increases with every tab reload going up to 2GB per tab

(My device is an intel based Mac Pro 2019) On chrome every time a tab is reloaded, the memory usage of that tab increases. A tab with a website starting with 100MB of memory usage goes over 500MB ...
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How to quickly hide all the extensions in Chrome for the purpose of recording and screensharing?

Screensharing. Recording. Long long long list of Chrome extensions. I don't want entire world to see it. There are some workarounds: manually hide use another browser profile But that's not ...
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How do I properly remove these two extensions from my Chrome?

I have these two extensions that remain no matter what I do. Someone has any ideas on what to do? The two extensions are: yglSearch Your Search Bar
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Upper limit of the number of tabs that Onetabs supports

Windows 11 Chrome Version 124.0.6367.202 (Official Build) (64-bit) Onetab Version 1.84 Currently at 9471 tabs What determines the upper limit of tabs that Onetab supports before creating problems (...
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How to search the web via context menu with quotation marks using only mouse?

I often drag an English phrase and search it in Google or Bing with quotation marks to find the exact expression. Dragging with the mouse, right-clicking shows me a context menu of "Search 'the ...
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Chrome - Block site only if using Incognito

There's this existing question that tells one how to block websites only in normal mode of browsing while letting them remain accessible from the Incognito mode. I have the opposite question - What ...
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Update Google Chrome extensions from the command line [closed]

How can I update Google Chrome extensions from the command line? I'm running macOS 12.7.4.
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How to identify which chrome extension is opening spammy tabs automatically [duplicate]

I've got a very strange issue. Randomly, every now and then, random websites will be opened up via new chrome tabs. These websites appear to have some sort of thing in the URL relating to 'ad.strk' ...
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Chrome autofill alternative possibilities

It happens again again and again, chrome doesn't auto fill some information from saved autofill form. There is many reasons it happens and most of them is the HTML/JavaScript on the sites. It is why I ...
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"Your device is managed by your organization. Administrators can access..." issue on the chrome on my personal PC

My Chrome shows this message whenever I try to create a new profile. It's my personal laptop and not attached to any organisation. I have attempted almost all the solutions online to no avail. I want ...
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Disable auto-focus on text field (Chrome/Firefox)

On some webpages, I need to scroll (read) and write in a text field at the same time. Unfortunately, every time I start typing (on any page), the page automatically jumps to the text field I'm typing ...
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Chrome: Merge all windows into one preserving Tab Groups? [closed]

Does anyone know of a Chrome extension that upon click merges all windows into one while preserving the built-in tab groups?
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Hyperlinks cannot be opened in Google drive documents in Google Chrome

I am trying to open a hyperlink in a pdf file located in google drive (My browser is Google Chrome) but for some reason it does not allow me to open it. But If I try to open in an incognito window I ...
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How to install Chrome extensions on Opera?

When I go to the chrome extension store, I cannot install ANY of its extensions. The add to google chrome button is greyed out, I don't see an add to opera button, and there is a warning saying "...
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Make Chrome load previous tabs on startup but keep them inactive or disabled [duplicate]

I am using Chrome version 119.0.6045.123. I am chronically bad about having a lot of tabs open. I want them to be there when I restart Chrome -- but inactive or disabled (is that the right terminology?...
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Why my Chrome Extensions directory is empty in Windows 10?

Why my C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions directory is empty? Even though I have several extensions installed
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How to turn off notifications from Microsoft Edge extension?

I am constantly receiving notifications from the Edge browser due to an extension I installed to enforce some time limits on certain websites. Every time I visit one of those websites a notification ...
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Delete bookmark folder from Google Chrome

For some unknown reason one bookmark folder gets copied 1000+ times (not exactly sure sure how many). I need some way to delete this. Tried deleting one by one but after 30-40 times I'm hopeless. How ...
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How do you make chrome run faster without removing extensions?

My school puts a bunch of extensions on my school email and doesn't let me turn any of them off. The extensions make chrome super laggy and make typing a nightmare. Is there any way I can make chrome ...
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Restore local extension data after chrome reinstall

I had some issues recently with a chrome update and tried fixing it myself, however afterwards it said all my extensions needed to be repaired. When actually doing the repair though it just ...
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Install Chrome/Chromium extension disabled by default

I found a useful Chrome extension that I will use only in very few sites, so I was planning to use the "When you click the extension" feature for security and performance reasons: But after ...
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open old swf files in browser

I have some old swf (shockwave flash) files with actionscript 3 in them. I know of websites that also host other files such as games. I know flash was discontinued a year or two back, but I have ...
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VPN only in a single Google Chrome tab

I'm wondering if there is the possibility to use VPN only for a specific tab in Google Chrome. Now I'm using a Google Chrome VPN extension, but it has a systemic effect.
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Block Vertical Format Videos On YouTube, Whether Or Not They Are Tagged As #Shorts

Is there an existing extension or javascript code that can detect if the video has taller vertical dimensions than its width dimension, and block them from appearing if the ratio reveals a vertical ...
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Collapsing (hiding) and showing all chrome extensions' icons simultaneously

I'm wondering if there is a way to collapse (hide) and show all the extensions' icons in google chrome. I searched a solution online, but without any success. My address bar is so small because there ...
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Does making hundreds of Google Drive files available offline slow down my computer?

I collaborate on many Google documents: Docs, Sheets, Slides. I've made hundreds of them available offline (File → Make available offline). What are the performance implications of doing so? I am not ...
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How to use "Read Aloud" extension in notepad tab (firefox, chrome, etc)?

I'm trying to use the "Read Aloud" extension with a notepad tab. The notepad tab I open with this code: data:text/html, <html contenteditable> But, the extension throws an error: &...
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How to keep using disabled extension in Chrome?

I have Chome running on Linux. As you know from time to time Google disables some extensions without even offering the possibility to keep using them anyway even if they are marked as "containing ...
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Can I add my custom file or edit existing file of the chrome extension?

I want to add my custom files like image, script, and etc to the extension. But after adding or saving extension file, the extension is crashed. ex) This extension may have been corrupted I want to ...
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Block extensions on domain in Chrome without group policy

I want to blacklist all extensions for specific domains so that nothing external runs when opening these urls. Chrome allows disabling extensions on specific domains, but the guides I found were for ...
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Disable "Ask where to save each file before downloading" for one extension

My university has a Google Chrome extension to download notes from the portal. It allows us to download everything a professor has uploaded and automatically organises it in the OS file system. There ...
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Restore Chrome tabs while preserving tab groups, window names, and virtual-desktop positions

At any given time, I have about 150 tabs open in Chrome. They are organized into different tab groups. These groups are organized into different windows, and I use Chrome's "Name window" ...
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Turn off all extensions without running chrome

When I start chrome it runs 2 processes for 25% cpu usage each, with single empty page. I can't use anything, menus don't open. But when starting with --disable-extensions it works ok. So the problem ...
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How to disable the extension menu icon on Google Chrome? [duplicate]

IS there a way to disable it or make it unsuable ? I really need to take it off. IS there a way to completely hide the toolbar ? https://i.sstatic.net/REMd3.png I talk about the jigsaw icon. Can't you ...
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Error: Manifest version 2 is deprecated, and support will be removed in 2023 - Bypass Paywalls Clean 3.1.7.7

I'd like to know if there is a way to overcome the following error of the google chrome extension "Bypass Paywalls Chrome Clean" and it doesn't work as before: I tried to install the last ...
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When I open Google Chrome it always also opens a tab for ChatGPT extension on the Chrome Web Store for extensions, how do I make it stop?

As I said in the title when I open Chrome I am welcomed by the start page but I also have this new tab open for this extension UseChatGPT.AI: ChatGPT Copilot for the Web. It seems legit and I doubt it'...
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Speed Dial 2 How-To: How to Sync Google Chrome Bookmarks?

I just added the Speed Dial 2 Pro extension to Google Chrome. I'm clueless as to how to sync my Google Chrome Bookmarks. I did get an export file from Google Chrome and tried to import but I don't ...
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How to use "Open With" menu for folders to open in Explorer.exe?

I'm using the Application Launcher For Drive extension on Chrome and it allows me to open files with certain programs on my local computer when right-clicking a file on the Google Drive website (https:...
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Focusing on tabs opened from an existing tab (not blank, independent ones) with Chrome on Windows 10

By default Chrome opens a new tab in the background when it's from a link in an existing tab. I'd like the focus to switch to the newly opened one automatically. I've found two extensions, named Tab ...
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Remove third-party Google Sheet Add-On and UI Menu

I installed Numerous.ai third-party Add-On for Google Sheets (CAREFUL - DO NOT INSTALL IT). I didn't like it, so I then deleted it from Add-Ons (Extensions --> Add-Ons --> Manage Add-Ons --> ...
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Google Chrome 2FA: combining the Authenticator extension with the Secure Shell extension

I am sshing into a remote server using Chrome and the Secure Shell extension. This server asks for a 2FA code and a password on every login. I use the Authenticator extension to copy and paste a 2FA ...
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How to use Chrome extensions on PDF

Google Chrome is able to read PDF files. My objective is to use acessibility extensions such as HyperBold, OpenDyslexic, High contrast. But these extentions do not work when reading a PDF file, how I ...
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Rogue Chrome Extension

It happens sometimes when I open the chrome browser, some rogue extension would open a website (ad) by itself. How do I know which chrome extension did this action? Knowingly, the devtools don't have ...
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Allocate the same CPU resources to minimized Chrome as if it were maximized

I am a chrome extension developer and struggle with the problem that my automation tools are not working properly when the chrome window is minimized. I tried a lot of different things like using ...
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Is there is any way to open specific links from a website in multiple tabs but don't load any of them until I select the tab?

In chrome I want to open specific links in different tabs directly from the website but don't load (as some sites like youtube auto load videos that can increase cpu, gpu and ram load) those links ...
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iCloud password Chrome extension sets focus on first input during localhost dev

I recently installed the iCloud password sync extension for Chrome on Windows. I do web development and when I run my localhost environment it auto-focuses the first input it finds. This messes me ...
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Copy title attribute from the hovered element to clipboard

Similar to this question, but not limited to <a...> link elements; instead I want to copy the title attribute from an arbitrary element (usually a TD in my use case) to the clipboard. I would be ...
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Browser windows in the background are not getting RAM/CPU to work properly

I use an extension I developed to automate some tasks on certain websites. I need to run at least 40 browsers with the automation extension enabled. Now the problem is only the browser thats open in ...
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