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It seems that Chrome is downloading something continuously and daily but nothing seems to download?

It's a known issue; not really fixed the way that people on a metered connection would like : https://crbug.com/1311753 https://support.google.com/chrome/thread/157884177/chrome-appearing-to-download-...
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Print Preview stuck on chrome but in firefox it's working

I have the same problem. I don´t know how to fix it, but as a workaround I´m using CTRL+SHIFT+P: It opens a popup without print preview.
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How to set different search engine in incognito mode?

To others who might still be looking for a solution, here's a simple hack. First, create a shortcut for your browser on Desktop Next, right-click on it, click properties, and then go to the shortcut ...
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How to prevent URL redirects in Chrome?

Another temporary way to stop a redirect from happening, is to press esc button before the redirect happens. esc stops the execution of js in the page but also html from rendering, so it it's pressed ...
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Can files be easier corrupted by using download accelerator?

By "download accelerator" you probably mean a download manager that uses multiple threads for reading the file from a website. This could be used when the website in question has some limit ...
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Windows 10 security mitigations blocking chrome.exe from generating dynamic code

You have no room for worry, as long as these applications run correctly. The Chrome warnings seem the most worrying for you, but are probably for third-party inclusions in the browser, typically for ...
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Can files be easier corrupted by using download accelerator?

The main task of download managers is to monitor the network connection (to recover from failures, to re-request network packets if damaged). The only thing they can do with the file system is just to ...
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Chrome notebook won’t boot

You have a drive problem. It appears to have gone bad.Possible PCI and Sata errors and the computer just loops back when you press a key. You can try formatting and reinstalling the OS. More than ...
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File type displays incorrectly in Windows Explorer

This is possible via registry edits, but you might create some issues with the installation of future versions of Chrome (Chrome updates do arrive frequently). I outline below the schema for doing ...
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Microsoft edge tabs detached from main window when clicked

I know (1) dragging the tab bar downward will result in creating new windows for the tab (2) But this happens even if you just click it. (1) Yes - default behavior. (2) No - not here, several ...
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CPU-core temperature rising quickly since switching to Linux

Twitch uses ffmpeg for video display. If ffmpeg is not installed, you should install it. On Ubuntu the command is: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
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How to hide an app or a software from windows search in Windows 8.1?

The installable version of Chrome will always be visible in the Start menu. You will need to uninstall Chrome (save bookmarks) and install its portable version in an unusual folder, meaning not C:\...
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Strange word spacing issue on some Microsoft websites

Saaransh Garg's comment was the answer: I didn't have Segoe UI installed. I've installed the font now and everything looks great again. Thanks!
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Google Chrome - automatically bookmark all the open tabs before exiting chrome

I know this answer is really late but maybe it might help somebody. I use extension Tab Session Manager (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tab-session-manager/iaiomicjabeggjcfkbimgmglanimpnae?...
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Google search returns results in wrong language on all workstations in a LAN

If users are signed into a google account in the browser, then it should be more accurate. Language is usually based on your browser preferences. For example Chrome, you can set this here: chrome://...
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just wanna highlight some texts when use a browser to view local html

You can use the native "link-to-text" Chrome browser feature, which would have the advantages of 1) more trust-worthy source (arguably), being natively shípped, and 2) syntactically based on ...
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just wanna highlight some texts when use a browser to view local html

In case someone still needs this, you can serve the html file locally and the highlighter will work. A simple way to do this is to download the chrome extension "Web Server for Chrome" and ...
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How to get tab count in Chrome desktop without app/extension?

You could utilise an existing extension's background script (Manifest V2) or service worker (MV3) and run a chrome.tabs.query() with a catch-all condition, for example await chrome.tabs.query({ ...
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How to display file size before starting a download?

Browsers including Chrome don't have the capacity to tell you the size of a file before executing the download. However, the webserver that is serving the file may sometimes return the file size ...
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How to show the underlines for "navigation key (hotkey)" when right click on Google Chrome?

solution soln1 simply press alt + shift + right click, then the underlines for "navigation key" will show up in the right click pop up menu. the point is to have alt pressed down (as in ...
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How to save an XML file with Chrome

I just figured it out following these steps. Hope it helps. To download xml file from url on Chrome to your local machine, follow these steps; At the right side of the page you will see three dot (...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to create a folder in Chrome Bookmarks?

CTRL + Shift + D will add all existing tabs to a new folder. but apparently for some reason you can't add a single folder with just one tab open.
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Chrome: How to identify which tab does a subframe belong to?

Turns out that double-click on any row of Chrome's Task Manager makes Chrome switch to that tab, so that's the easiest way. If a Chrome developer sees this: right-click on Chrome's Task Manager rows ...
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Chrome: How to identify which tab does a subframe belong to?

In chrome sub framing is quite normal. I do not actually understand what you meant here but from what I understand I think quizlet app can help you.
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Open Whatsapp Desktop instead of Web version when using Chrome link

You can also write https://wa.me/{phonenumber}
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Show history from all devices in Chrome

I created a google account only to answer this further, although last post is 3 years + months old and counting. I figured out an "easier", different way. Over the three dots option in the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open new tab next to current tab in Google Chrome

Simple solution Install Duplicate Tab Extension addon. On the top right of chrome browser, click on the little 'puzzle' icon, find 'Duplicate Tab Shortcut' and click it Set a value for 'New tab to ...
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How can I lock a Google Chrome window so no new tabs open on that window

Looks like this Q&A solves it, but I am creating this question/answer for searchability. https://superuser.com/a/1139556/10429
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Sometimes no focus on address bar (chrome://new-tab-page-third-party/)

You can also press F6, control+L or control+e to focus your address bar if it does not focus automatically ( it starts searching in google ) Also, There is a bug with opening a new tab with Smart ...
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How do websites block selecting text and how do I unblock that?

For my part, i just delete the < Head > section and all the text was not formated but selectable
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Will saved (archive) .PST files open, offline, in versions of Office Outlook pre-2019, after Google/Chrome’s May 30th notice?

Agree with John, it should work. For the announcement of Gmail, I think it is aimed at the restriction of logging in to Gmail account on an older version than Outlook 2019. The archived email is not ...
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Creating a script to open a webpage in a browser, login to the page and then auto refresh it every X amount of seconds

You could open the URL with a script like this: google-chrome https://example.com & To execute the login, you could use xdotool, but the usage depends on the page itself. For example you could ...
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How does Dell update drivers through the browser?

The work is being done by Dell SupportAssist. Dell installs a system service on your computer which is called "Dell SupportAssist" and is implemented by the executable C:\Program Files\Dell\...
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How do I copy a tab's title in Chrome?

Building on the javascript mentioned by bugz above ( javascript:navigator.clipboard.writeText(document.title); ) ... use the following one in order to preserve the URL in the address field: ...
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How to cancel the middle mouse button back button?

I found X-Mouse Button Control this does the job for me.
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Keyboard shortcuts for Chrome PDF Viewer

To Fit Page for the Chrome PDF Viewer on Mac: cmd ⌘ + ctrl ^ + \
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what does "ctrl + f6" do in chrome?

It will move the cursor on the webpage and scroll to markers in the document that mark the start of text blocks. (skipping menus at the top and other images) For this to work, the website must have ...
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Why is Chrome connecting to wpad:80 and why is the connection hanging so long?

This is how the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol works The idea behind the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol, or WPAD, is to allow a browser to automatically fetch proxy configuration data, by asking ...
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Re-enable extensions not coming from Chrome Web Store on Chrome v35+ (with enhanced security)

Both Chrome and Edge like to disable non-store extensions. On Windows, adding the extension IDs to the following registry keys has so far always reactivated them. (Chrome switched from HKLM-SOFTWARE-...
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how to merge two full screen chrome tabs in mac OS?

You can right click the tab and select "move tab to another window".
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How can I share my Google Chrome search engine entries?

Piggybacking on a piggyback (https://superuser.com/a/1626575/915054) -- this works on Chrome 101. I just added an extra array to it. //modified from https://superuser.com/a/1626575 (function exportSEs(...
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Sometimes no focus on address bar (chrome://new-tab-page-third-party/)

Well, Its Because DDG ( DuckDuckGo) doesn't have a NTP set by default. According to @jxramos, ( on this post) This CL creates a new default NTP for third-party search providers that do not have their ...
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How to activate a Chrome extension not available on Chrome Web Store?

Adding the extension ID, previously HKLM-SOFTWARE-Policies-Google-Chrome-ExtensionInstallWhitelist and since May 2022 to HKLM-SOFTWARE-Policies-Google-Chrome-ExtensionInstallAllowlist has allowed me ...
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Google Chrome keeps disabling a search engine shortcut

Well, its called a omnibox. Its like a magic feature. Well, you can try this : How to add Omnibox search or this reddit post if you if that's more comfortable Well , Sadly it works sometimes and other ...
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How does Dell update drivers through the browser?

Most likely you have the Dell SupportAssist tool (or a variant of it) installed on your system. From your browser the web page likely communicates via a server process in the support tool to establish ...
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How to easily transfer tabs from one PC to another?

For those people who do not or can not sync bookmarks via Google Cloud. Bookmark all (open) tabs to a new folder. Export (all) bookmarks to a file in Bookmark Manager. Transfer the file to another ...
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Google Chrome Tab Search is Not Working

Problem: I did what I always do, go to the Chrome web address bar at the top of the screen, typed "w" and "TAB"...but suddenly it did not allow me to search Wikipedia, which I do ...
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Customize Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts?

For Windows you can remap keys for specific applications (e.g. Chrome) using Microsoft PowerToys - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/powertoys/ e.g. I swapped my Alt and Ctrl keys for all ...
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Is it possible to disable closing a tab with cmd/ctrl+w on Chrome?

On windows you can use AutoHotKey to catch Crtl-W and require confirmation or ignore, etc. AFAIK there is no way to do it for just pinned tabs. Here's a script I am using. I am not very proficient ...
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Is there a way to open an incognito tab as oppose to a incognito window in Chrome?

Cent Browser, which is Chromium-based, supports that.
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