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Is there a way to configure Chrome to open PDF links in the installed Adobe Reader DC - rather than opening them in the built-in viewer (which is not as capable) or downloading them (which is not as convenient)?
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I've tried Chrome portable browsers but they still auto-import proxy from the registry.
I need portable browsers as no privilege to install : only portables can install without
admin rights.

I need a browser to be able to use   on my PC:
Whatsapp indicates only Chrome, IE & Safari (& 2 others that I can't recall) could
support Whatsapp web.  I've tried Opera portable but it also imports the proxy
& it's greyed out ie I can't edit it.  Somehow Safari portable requires admin
rights to install, quite odd
Hi Experts,

I get the following errors on my developer console on my chrome browser.

A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at was set without the `SameSite` attribute. A future release of Chrome will only deliver cookies with cross-site requests if they are set with `SameSite=None` and `Secure`. You can review cookies in developer tools under Application>Storage>Cookies and see more details at and

(index):1 A cookie associated with a cross-site resource at was set without the `SameSite` attribute. A future release of Chrome will only deliver cookies with cross-site requests if they are set with `SameSite=None` and `Secure`. You can review cookies in developer tools under Application>Storage>Cookies and see more details at and

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How to resolve this error.  My application is Django application on back end and Reactjs on front-end

I had to make an api call from my front end.   I was getting cors error.  The things I had done for this is as follows:

I had made mode:'no-cors'

will this cause an error?

         {credentials:"include",crossDomain:true, mode: 'no-cors',headers:{'content-type':'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'}})
        (result) => {
            localStorage.setItem('sessionid', result.sessionid);
      .catch(error => console.log("error- ", error));

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Please help in resolving this issue.

Any help is highly appreciated
how to install google chrome browser via SCCM

I downloaded the standalone offline installer (about 57MB),

One issue, if you install the exe while the browser is open, it needs to close to apply the update or click relaunch from the browser. But via a script, how can we do it.

The deployment script.bat working fine at a local computer, but when I deploy it via SCCM its installs the chrome but not closing the browser and displays some message as chrome installed without administrative.

Anyone have abetter idea to install/update chrome, please share

Below script:

start "Installing Chrome Silently" /wait "ChromeStandaloneSetup.exe" /silent /install
echo x=msgbox("Google Chrome browser has been updated successfully. For security reasons, it will relaunch automatically after three minutes.",0,"Security Team") > %tmp%\tmp.vbs
cscript //nologo %tmp%\tmp.vbs
del %tmp%\tmp.vbs
@echo off 
timeout /t 180 /nobreak
taskkill /F /IM chrome.exe /T
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --restore-last-session

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Does anyone know if it would be possible to add a menu item to a right-click context menu?

As a part of my on-going test drive of browsers, I've discovered that one particular browser displays certain pages better than another, so what I currently do is right-click a hyperlink, copy the link and then paste into the other browser windows address bar.

What I'd "like" to be able to do, (using Google Chrome) is right-click any hyperlink on any given web page and select a menu item like "Open in Brave Browser" so that the page will automatically open in Brave, even though it may not be set as the default browser.

I'm writing some selenium automation using c# in Visual Studio with NUnit and Chrome browser. In the webpage there is a Yes button which opens a new window.

The webpage states - Do you wish to proceed Yes / No?

Answer [Yes] a new window opens and then another new window within that has a [Print] button

The button has some javascript associated with it:  onclick="return printId();"
function printId() 
	var orgName=$("#organisationId option:selected").html();
	var siteName=$("#siteId option:selected").html();
    var container = $('#svgDiv');
    var productId=$('#packProductId').val();
    var printWindow ='', '', 'height=400,width=800');
    printWindow.document.write('</head><body  onafterprint="printerStatus();"><body  onafterprint="printerStatus();">');

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When the [Yes] button is clicked in Selenium the new window opens but the click event does not complete, the code hangs on the click and then throws a timeout error after 60 seconds. It looks like the new window opens and completes i.e. there is nothing to indicate the new window is still loading, nothing is spinning. To resolve this i enclosed the click in a try catch to handle the error. However the next section of code then times out after 60 seconds as well.

By complete chance i left this code running on the try-catch in debug and found that if i sleep for 9 minutes (so thats 10 minutes in total including the 60 second click timeout), then the code continues without any further timeouts. If i reduce the sleep time the timeout failure re-occurs.

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My Google Chrome history is not syncing across all devices, i.e. from my iPad to my PC desktop. I used to be able to view iPad Chrome history on my PC, but it is not there.

I checked my settings on both devices, and still, the iPad history is not there. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
I would like to know if there is a solution to this problem that I have had for the past few months with my Chrome browser. This is a 2 part issue. First, When I click on some links in Outlook 2016 to open in my default browser or Secondly, When clicking on some links in Chrome, The webpage opens up in a maximized fashion, things are not in order and it looks like things are scattered in different places. When I click F5 to refresh the page then things go back to normal. I already uninstalled and reinstalled Chrome. Have the latest version. Running it with no extensions and now I only have 4 extensions, but I highly doubt that the extensions that I currently have are the culprit. Can someone please help me with a solution for once and for all to end this problem. I will include a screen capture of a link that was opened from Chrome .

Thank you,


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Google Chrome stoped working on several of my pcs. Everything has been working fine for the past month or so but now some of the pcs are getting the erro message  "Aw, Snap! Something went wrong while displaying this webpage.  (Button Reload). Any page you try to load including the settings page, add ons, etc. will show me the same message. I tried to uninstall and re-install the application but it did not make a differenct. I tried uninstalling it with Revo Uninstaller to remove any registry files left behind and re-install but nothing seems to fix the issue. I am getting more and more requests with the same issue. For now I am isntalling Firefox as an alternative but I really need to fix Chrome.  Has any of you experience this issue and if you have how did you fix it? Thank you in advance.
I visited using Chrome & since then I've been getting
pop-ups including one saying my PC is damaged/infected.

I then scan using updated Malwarebytes & the "damaged/infected"
message stops popping up but the various advertising pop-ups
continue to show in Chrome: refer to attached screen.  These will
only show up if Chrome is up & running (even if Chrome is not the
active screen currently, the popups will show;  only way to stop is
to shut down Chrome).

How else can I get rid of these persistent pop-ups?  Ideally not
reinstall Chrome as I've a few plug-ins & Bookmarks in it already
& if need to reinstall, let me know how to port over these plug-
ins & bookmarks
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I'm trying to give Edge a spin. It let me import my chrome bookmarks. But I want my Chrome Bookmark Bar to appear in the same way on Edge. I tried dragging the imported folder Bookmark Bar to the space below the URL window in Edge. But that just gave me the icon for Bookmark Bar folks in that space. Sad and lonely bookmark bar folder in Edge.

Any ideas?
is there a Serious Chrome virus?

Came back to computer after about 2 hours, chrome screen TOTALLY black.

Later, got an error with a red screen, said microsoft was fixing, so I thought obvious virus trying to drag me in further.

Tried to close chrome (Windows 10), close task, disallowed.

Restarted Windows, OK for now.

Using Avast anti Virus.
A few years ago we looked at a product named IE Tab for Chrome by Blackfish.  Back then, we weren't convinced of the security because, from what we understood, ulnerabilities of the IE version you selected would be present.

We are revisiting the solution due to the ease of use it offers our users but the jury is still out on the security of it.

Security experts, what are your thoughts? Any recommendations on security settings for it? Are there any other products or methods you would recommend in it's place?

Thanks again,
Steph M
Good moning !

I use this code to edit the quantity of products from a button. With Chrome it goes very well but with Firefox it sends me an ajax error.
This happens when I change quantities quickly.
If I click on Chrome several times, everything is fine, but on firefox it crashes.
Can you guide me please?

function BTN_EDT(i){
	var $button = $(this);
	var val_R = document.getElementById("ARR_NumId_" + i).value;
	var val_Q = document.getElementById("ARR_Quantite_" + i).value;
		type : "POST",
        url: '_produit-update.php',
        cache: false,
		data: {val_R:val_R, val_Q:val_Q},
        error: function(e){console.log('Ajax Error',e);alert('Erreur Ajax');},
        success: function(response){console.log('Ajax Success',response); location.reload(true);}

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Thank you in advance
We are currently facing the issue that chrome.exe registers as pdf default app as itself. We set the filetype association for adobe reader or other pdf applications during logon, which is working fine.
Unfortunately Chrome will register as default app during the day and because of this pdf files will open in chrome which is quiet annoying. We already disabled the following setting in chrome - unfortunately without luck. Chrome still keeps registering as default app

GPO Setting Google Chrome - open PDF with external PDF Application
I have a problem in some of my emails that I am getting that not all the images are showing up. Sometimes as seen in the screen capture few images showing up and others do not . Please help me with this problem.

Thank you,


Outlook NO image is shown.jpg
I have a user attempting to connect to a website after logging in she is getting this error.   She had tried multiple browsers such as chrome IE edge.  

Http failure response for 0 Unknown Error

Any suggestion?   She has tried this from 4 different offices from 4 different external IP's

The website host thinks its something on our end I dont think so.
Hi Experts,

in our company we use exchange 2013 and OWA.
One user has now problems to login.
He gets the login error 500.

This just happens when he used CHROME.
With using IE the login works.

Do you have any idea why not in CHROME for this user ?
When I test with CHROME, it is ok.
Forwarder in DNS ManagerGoogle Search ErrorHi,
  I have SBS2011 Network and starting yesterday no one can do the search in Google Chrome. It returned "This site can't be reached".
  Last night I added and in Forwarders tab in DNS manager and the problem went away.
 However this morning, the same problem is back.
 I restarted DNS Server and DNS Client in Services.msc, but to no avail.
 Users can do search using or for now, but as long as it uses Google search engine, it fails no matter which browser they use (IE, Firefox)
 Can you help?
Somehow Yahoo has weaseled it's way into becoming my default search engine. I want Google, NOT Yahoo. I'm using Chrome.

How do I fix this, and (if possible) prevent it in the future.

I have a Chromecast and an Android.
I have websites I watch television on via Chrome (on my Android) which I d like to see on my TV (via Chromecast) but there is no option to cast Chrome Android to Chromecast. The web video is not available via any other Chanel then the website and has absolitely no option either to cast (checked that).

I can mirror the screen of my Android to my Samsung TV but quality is so bad that this is no option.

Please advise howto.
Computer is Windows 10 v1903 running both Malwarebytes Premium and ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

The behavior occurs with both the Edge browser and Chrome.

The behavior is that the browser window, whether it was set to full screen or not, very rapidly reduces somewhat in size then expands back to its previous size multiple times in succession over a period of several seconds. This behavior is intermittent, but frequent. The behavior occurs regardless of whether or not there is something actively in the browser window, e. g. typing while composing email in Gmail.  I've watched it happen while I've been remoted into the computer just passively watching both Chrome and Edge.

In addition to scans from Malwarebytes and NOD32, I've run online scans from from Norton and TrendMicro.

I have not a clue what might be cause this bizarre behavior that's making it very difficult to work on the computer, and would appreciate any suggestions.

Hello i keep getting this smart search page as default. i deleted and reinstalled google Chrome but its still there.

is this an infection. I run Malwarebytes but it didn't detect anything. ( see attached pic).

Can someone send me step by step instructions on how to remove it please.

Thank you,smart search default page
We have google already installed on a few hundred computers.  I'd like to default the below setting to 'on', but not force it, so users still have the ability to change it themselves.  I found a group policy to force it, but I just want to change the setting once for everyone.  There must be a way.  Can't find a setting for this in the registry.

'Download PDF files instead of automatically opening them in Chrome'
I have a page I put the code on to have the accordion style of FAQ's at

Unfortunately, it won't open up.  I am not familiar with how to troublehoot javascript issues in Chrome.

I followed the directions from this article:

Please help me to understand why the accordion won't open up.






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).