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I'm using ABC Spellchecker for Chrome, but it flags any word with an apostreophe, like "you're"  as a  misspellling,   How can I get it to allow apostrophes?  Thanks.
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I have a URI protocol handler in the windows registry to launch an application.  How can I test/call that from the chrome address bar?   if I put in protocolname:parameters, chrome just performs an internet search.  I want to launch protocolname and the application specified in protocolname handler.

I have a 3rd party website that is able to launch the protocol.  They have a settings field to launch URL on a trigger.  I put in my protocolname:parameters in the URL field.  When triggered, this website opens a new tab and protocolname:parameters shows in the address bar and the protocol is launched.  Like I said, though, when I try to test by putting the same thing manually in an address bar, it triggers a search instead of launching the protocol handler.
We have 3 PowerBI dashboards which are being displayed for people to see in chrome using 3 separate tabs.  They are set to auto refresh using the Chrome extension called Super Auto Refresh & set to hide the navigation using ?chromeless=true at the end of the URL.

Is there a way to hide the Chrome address bar but keep the tabs in view so that users can not alter the URL's?
windows 10 sends a print job on notepad, chrome to
hp deskjet 1510

printer then prints blank sheets

how can I troubleshoot
Chrome refuses to load ANY webpages on one of my computers. Firefox and Edge work just fine. I have other computers on this network which use Chrome without issues.

Brand new custom built desktop computer, brand new Windows 10 install, fully updated, using a brand-new user on a brand-new & freshly formatted SSD with a brand new freshly downloaded Chrome x64 install with no user logins & no preexisting preferences or plugins of any kind. I tried changing the DNS and refreshing the DNS. I tried re-downloading and re-installing after a Windows rollback. Nothing seems to matter.

Has anyone ran into a similar problem? Does anyone know what could be causing this? Was there a bad Windows and/or Chrome build recently?
Hi Experts,

A month or so ago I received an email from myself claiming that one of my passwords has been exposed.  Fortunately, that was a dummy password (html123) to a non-secure test site. Plus, My email is Exchange, so i called MS, they confirmed its phishing; I changed my Exchange password to a random one, so th test site, and forgot about it.

Today, I received a similar email, but not  from myself and with a more serious passwords (the one for my banking, etc.), a password that I only know.  Truthfully, i store all my passwords in an email folder, especially the random ones.  Chrome also remembers my passwords.

Both emails are demanding bitcoin. Obviously, I immediately changed my banking password, but has anyone received such an email? What needs to be done - in terms of this email, and moving forward?

For 15+ years, I have been using Avast Internet Security without any issues.
How does a website (or podcast) send out notification of updates?

I have subscribed to a sample podcast and see that I do get alerts (upper right corner of screen) on my MacBook. I have not yet verified those alerts only show up when I have Chrome opened, but that because I always have Chrome open.

Here is what I see under Settings as the Allowed sites.

What is port 443?

Does this mean my port 443 is open to alerts from these two websites?

Please let me know how this works, since I am considering using this for my podcast. Or, if you give me the name of this type of communications, I can look for solutions which I can adopt to have this behavior.

Is there any working solution to block AJAX popup divs in Chrome and Firefox?
Hi There, I'm having a little of an issue with two users. We recently switched their PCs to Mac, for whatever reason Google Chrome autocomplete feature not working, meaning that when users type in information on websites, especially on forms, that information does not come up automatically next time they need to enter the same on the same form. I've poked around with the system settings but don't what would be preventing this.

As simple as this is it's a real issue for users who need to enter the same information over and over in forms. Any help on this is greatly appreciated.

Users have Mac OS X Mojave and Google chrome v.70.
Why do searches redirect to “SuddenLink.net”, instead of my default browser search engine? Can I prevent this?
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example of mobile website in iframe and in simulatorexample of mobile website in iframe and in simulatorHi I would like show a mobile version website in my website on a desktop computer, how I can do it?
-I was thinking using an iframe, but they show me the desktop version inside the iframe.
- I tried to change the user-agent of the iframe but doesn't work for me (maybe is possible)
- I don't want use chrome inspector to achieve this.
- I don't want use version like m.website.com because I don't know how to generate all the different URL
- I prefer a client solution without server if is possible
- I there is a solution I'll love have some working code

(for instance you can try https://www.linguee.it/)

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We have windows 7 and windows 10 PC in our network. Recently when students searches particular image on google search, it  returns with unsuitable materials that is  unsuitable for a school environment.

We use Google chrome and Internet explorer and Is there any Group policy to turn the safe search on the students GPO.
I noticed very interesting, please see the attached picture PC -1. On the windows 7 PC s when imaged is searched on the Google chrome or Internet Explorer the "SafeSearch on is not on.

But at the same time if I go to a windows 10 PC (attached PC-2 image)  and open Google chrome or Microsoft edge it says "SafeSearch" is on and it doesn’t bring any inappropriate images.

Our filtering system is BLOXX and is hosted outside our network and not sure from where the "SafeSearch on" settings are picked from. Please help where could be the problem, any help to resolve this will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Been a couple years since we set up Citrix and roaming profiles, and I'm not an expert!  Started using a Chrome extension on Xenapp server that is getting corrupted for users.  Saw https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX238525 that says to add it to Folders to mirror.  

Just want to make sure I'm doing this right in Citrix studio policies.

Enable folders to mirror


AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions

See attached, is this correct?

Thank you!
Hi All,

I want to open a google chrome browser with a web address into a scheduled tasks make it 1 min delayed after someone logs into the computer.
I have tried on a personal computer but when I try on a domain connected machine it doesn't run. Not sure if group policy is blocking this?
Any suggestions would be good to know thank you.
Have been getting this on all workstations.

The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
 and APPID
 to the user 92NDSTY\lkrotman SID (S-1-5-21-1946247470-735590240-313593124-13693) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

the APP ID is Rutimenbroker but the error pops up every time the user uses Chrome (web browser)

I have taken ownership of the registry keys - gone into DCOM -
Launch and activation
- gave local / remove activation access to local administrators, domain administrators, the user, myself, network service, local service, system. authenticated users, even the everyone group and nothing.

Problem still continues. I'm at a loss to what can be done now to stop this error from happening
Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

            I am needing step by step procedures for enabling popups for Google Chrome.  The reason I am needing this information is that I am setting up a Lumiman wireless bulb using the web app at alexa.amazon.com.  Whenever I select the Smart Life skill and select Enable, I get a message indicating "Make sure popups are enabled within your browser".  

             Any guidance on accomplishing this goal will be greatly appreciated.

             Thank you

is there a way to make chrome the default browser using psexec and command line
I tried
psexec @listofcomputers.txt -u username -p password -h "c:\program files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --make-default-browser

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and it does not work with windows 7.
can someone help me out please? need to make it the default on over 100 computers.
Hello Community Members

I have Edge as "MY FAVOURITE" browser BUT also access/use Chrome and Firefox

Trying to organize My favourites EDGE as have about 30 bookmark folders BUT CANNOT seen to do it lol

Want to:

      1) A-Z and/or Z-A
      2) Use Categories / Keywords
      3) And Tags and Colour Management
IF not Keywords and Tags (are) the same - thing ?

Has anyone got some idea of any apps ALREADY there for this OR an extension for the browser

Or know a coder/programmer who could do it ALSO I have Visual Studio Community (just installed a few days/weeks ago) and do it My-self !

Time and your help AND advice is SO MUCH VALUED !

Best ALWAYS Paul M
I am trying to clear space in my gmail. I have deleted a load of photos and videos in Google Drive.  Having subsequently emptied the Trash, the space used has now gone down from 30GB to 20GB. See the details of my Google Drive usage below. The size of my files stored in Google Drive is ~3GB. I found this out using the Google Drive folder in my windows profile. There are various folders that have been shared with me. One folder has been shared with me but I have write privileges and so I have uploaded some photos to it. Do those photos use up my Google Drive space even though the folder is owned by someone else? (This folder appears in "My Drive" and in the "Shared with me" folder.  All the other folders that have been shared with me appear only in the "Shared with me" folder.)

The main problem that I have is that I am unable to establish where my storage space is being used up, owing to the fact that Google Drive has no "right click > properties" function. I am wondering if there is some kind of Chrome Addon that would enable me to have this kind of function.

Thank you

20.11 GB used
Drive      14.97 GB
Gmail      5.13 GB
Google Photos      0 GB
30 GB total storage
Your plan      0 GB
Provided by your domain      30 GB
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We have a number of new Window 10 (64bit, Education version) desktops and Chrome browser is hanging whilst trying to load pages.

The profiles are new,  Chrome has been reset, reinstalled and is up to date.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.?

How can i interrogate a webpage to find out what events are triggers when i interact with it?

I see that Chrome and Edge both have fancy looking Inspect features. How could i use these to find out what events are triggered when i click on, or hover over, nodes on the following fusion chart?


This is an aside to:

User is has Google Earth Pro installed, but when they access Google Maps in Chrome they see heavily pixelated images when in 3D mode. I have reset cache in Browser as well as resetting cache in Google Earth Pro. I have also toggled Open GL/Direct X settings, no luck. Google Maps runs fine in Internet Explorer.
Can anyone help with this?

Thanks All
Hi Experts,

Hover style is not working normally, where as on developer tools on chrome browser with force element state hover I am able to see the results not on normal mouse over or hover

the style I am using is


.cardoverlay:hover {

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the html I am using is

 <img src={thumbnail} alt={i.title} className="card-img card-img-top"
             <img src={getOverlayImage(LOCAL_URL_PREFIX,i.type)} className="cardoverlay" style={{width:"300px",height:"260px",top:"0",left:"0",

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Please see the below image as reference
with force element style hover

without hover forced hover on dev tools and with normal hovering

Please help me in resolving this issue.

With Many thanks,

Bharath AK
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android 7 chrome browser
takes a long time to load
and alot of page space
I have just installed Google Chrome on my new PC. The problem is that when I go onto some websites they are displayed as text only Which is blue writing on a white background -is there any way that I can fix this? I am running Windows 10 Pro






Chrome is a free web browser created by Google. Originally released in 2008, it has grown to become the most used desktop web browser (as of October 2016).