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When I click on a link in outlook 2016 it opens as minimized in Chrome. See screen capture. Can you please suggest a permanent fix for once and for all? Thank you.
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I'm trying to figure out how to debug a JavaScript cookie disappearance issue? I have some code that sets a cookie on one page and then reads the cookie on the next page. This code has worked for years. I'm now having some issues with specific pages only. I put console.logs for the cookie setting and reading. The cookie is always set with the value but on specific pages, the value is missing when the next page loads which is supposed to read the cookie value. I'm not sure how to debug this issue? Somewhere between the cookie being set and the cookie being read on the next page, it is  being deleted. It doesn't help to watch the cookie in the application section of Chrome as I can see the cookie is created via the console.logs. How do I debug if/how this cookie is being deleted by the web app in between the page unload and load of the next page?  

Greetings experts,

I am trying to look through one of my work environment's archive page on chrome and I was wondering if there was any way to speed up the process.

On the page, there are elements that start with href="site_down_mp3.xhtml
Capture.PNGIs there a shortcut to opening all these elements in a new tab?

After opening all the elements in a new tab, all the new pages will contain elements that start with href="http://dl.lawyersinsurance.club/loadfiles/
Capture.PNGIs there a shortcut for chrome to click a similiar element present in all the open tabs?

Any help is much appreciated! :)
I'm suddenly having problems downloading files. I've tried both Firefox and Chrome. The following is an example of the error I'm getting from the Chrome browser:

The onset of the problem seems to coincide with a recent Windows update. That's pure speculation, of course, but it's the only thing I can think of that has changed on the system.
I need a chrome tab recording software that can record multiple tabs the video and audio from them simultaneously.
Is there any such tool available ?

There are "Browser Isolation Software" on the market.

I want to develop remote browser that works as proxy or works like RemoteApp.
How can I build such software with open source ?
Do they use Server Side Rendering ?

The components of the system is browser on Windows PC --> Linux(Web Browser) -->Internet.

Any advice welcome.
I've been asked to help with a iMac showing the beachball and being very slow.
The problems started after installing security update 2019-002 and Safari 12.1.
The OS was Sierra (10.12) first, then updated to Mojave (10.14) which did not solve the problem.

I have a screenshot of Activity Monitor:
There I see Safari is using 30.31 GB of memory and 29.64 GB compressed memory, 8 threads, 358 ports.
Memory pressure is red, general information about memory is
8 GB physical
7.54 GB used
  953.4 MB app
  1.10 GB wired
  5.50 GB compressed
459.3 MB cached files
662.0 MB swap

All accounts on that machine are affected.

I assume that heavy swapping is going on, slowing down the iMac. (I don't know whether it has a SSD or a HDD.)
However, what I don't understand and what puzzles me, is how Safari can use 30 GB of memory when there is only 8GB physical and only 662 MB swap space (that being "The space used on your startup drive by macOS memory management.").

That's my main question. But of course, any help on how to go about solving the problem is very much appreciated, too.
I'm printing documents using google chrome browser. The font for the document varies for each user windows login. Even though I have changed the printer settings for all the individual users. I have disabled the google chrome print preview since the document page settings vary for each user. In google chrome how to make a common font for all the user logins?
I need assistance in trying to remove all gmail accounts signed into chrome on a public computer using powershell. I tried the following and substituted the parameter "USERNAME" with the real username.

Remove-Item -path "C:\Users\$env:USERNAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache\*" -Recurse -Force -EA SilentlyContinue -Verbose
Write-Host -ForegroundColor yellow "Google Chrome Cache Removal - COMPLETE"

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Can someone be able to provide some guidance on this?

Many thanks in advance.
Simple question:  I am running Windows 7 Pro.  I am looking for an easy to use free RSS reader.  Does not have to be fancy.  Yes, I have tried searching before posting but I cannot find any post answering this question.

What RSS reader do you recommend?
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I need to write down automated tests for a website.

There are countless tools / frameworks but before even starting I need to understand how to tackle the authentication challenge.

The website has automatic authentication using Windows Domain (Kerberos) but I don't know how I can use a test tool and allow a specific domain user to be the one running the test (and, therefore, the browser).

Can you maybe provide a solution or point me in the right direction?

Thanks for your help and patience.
Hi all,

I am having a difficult time trying to change the default application to use for the TEL protocol within windows 10. Earlier windows releases allowed you to browse to the location of the application you want to use but windows 10 will only give you an option for the Microsoft store. I am just trying to change it to point to an old dialer program called Phone Dialer Pro. We just need to  be able to click on phone numbers within chrome to send to the dialer application, this will work in firefox, however, chrome seems to pick the dialer application based on whatever windows has under default protocols which the program I need to use isn't listed under.

I have tried:
Changing tel URL Associations in chrome in regedit to the program
Add Registry key below among a few others that have not worked for me
Does anybody recognize this behaviour?

With the following HTML, I open a new page (the same one) supplying a non-ascii form field parameter with value "Ϩ" (a backword "S", like)
The page itself is marked as "charset=iso-8859-1" so I expect that charset to be used for the request.

With "Form1" the request to the web server contains exactly "Ϩ" (however CGI-quoted: "Field1=%26%231000%3B")
With "Form2" the  request however contains the parameter in UTF-8 format (CGI-quoted: "Field2=%CF%A8")
What would be the cause of this difference?

Do note that in IE11 this behaviour is consistent , but in Chrome (ver 73)  I get the Form2 UTF-8 coding only when the Form2 window does not exist to begin with.
Keeping the opened Form2 window on screen, and then re-submitting from the main page (re-using the already opened Form2 window), then Chrome uses "Ϩ" coding also for Form2.

If I change the meta charset tags to "utf-8", then I (of course) always get UTF-8 coding for both Form1 and Form2.

So... why is UTF-8 used in the request for Form2, even though I state "iso-8859-1" as charset (my http server never specifies a charset in the http headers, so the "meta charset" info is the only one available)
Any ideas?

The file is to be named "test.htm"
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="iso-8859-1">
<meta charset="iso-8859-1">
function submit1()
function submit2()
  var win = window.open('', 

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Hello Experts, I want to keep my default browser as IE/Edge but for a specific URL that I could send in an email I want o force the use of chrome.  Is there a simple solution?

Scenario - I am in a corporate environment and our default browser is IE, that won’t change.  I have a solution I am rolling out that requires the use of Chrome.  Users will have a difficult time copying a URL and making a shortcut etc. I want to be able to send an email with a link and have it us Chrome with an internal url.

VMWare Client Integration Plugin v6.2 (For Internet Explorer 11 and Firefox Ver. 66)
VMWare Client Integration Pluginv6.0 (For Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (Official Build) (64-bit))
on a
Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 (64-bit) PC.

What Works
- ISO upload to VMWare vCloud Director Catalog works using Internet Explorer 11 only (does not work with Chrome and Firefox) on the PC.

Workaround in place - Console Content Access works for all the same VMs via a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Server from within the same environment (setup by someone else not contactable)
(This Server will be decommissioned soon - so need the console working on the PC before the server gets decommissioned)

What Does not work
– VMWare vCloud Director WebMKSConsole Content Access – for any VMs – using any Web Browser (IE, Firefox or Chrome)

Get the following screen – doesn’t matter whether the URL is DNS Name or via IP Address.

Troubleshooting done
-      Added DNS Name to local host file on PC (which made the ISO upload work)
-      Reinstalled VMWare Client Integration Plugin v6.2 , v6.0 and v5.6 after uninstalling, reinstalling and rebooting a number of times.
-      Added Firewall Exclusions on Local PC for all profiles (Domain, Private and Public)
-      Installed the Valid Certificate for FQDN in Automatically Selected Store and the Trusted Root Certificate Store.
-      Tried Troubleshooting described on various VMWare Website and Forums – some were unclear.
-      VMWare …

I am trying to make a crud UI to display in my google chrome browser but for some reason my code is not functioning properly but it is working in my jsfiddle what can I do to solve this looked up many things could not find the right answer
Been fighting an issue that occurs at a client site. Using IE 11 the websites load quickly (they are on fiber 100 meg up/down), however when they login to the site it can be from 45 seconds to 3 minutes before the site comes up. Using Chrome it only takes about 20 seconds to login. I tried Firefox to see what it was like and it took 3-5 minutes.
I tried the sites from our office and IE took from 1 to 1 1/2 minutes to load, but 20 seconds with Chrome.
They have Windows 7 and Windows 10 PC's and it acts the same on all. When they first contacted me I jumped to the conclusion that it was DNS without asking enough questions to discover it occurred on only 4 sites and they were ones they log into for their dealers.

Looking for any guidance from experts.

And yes I would tell them to use Chrome, but they refuse to use anything but IE
I have an 1803 Windows 10 Pro machine which has developed a very strange problem.

When an application, eg chrome or the file explorer is in maximised view, the title bar at the top and all of its contents just vanish. A blank bar will appear to replace the title bar and when you click on it it acts in such a way that whatever program is open behind it will come into view.

Using F11 to go in and out of full screen mode makes no difference, I've updated all graphics drivers and made sure all apps are up to date along with Windows itself. The only way around this is to have the applications opened in a none max state. I can minimise using Windows Key + Arrow Key but this isn't a solution I want to give the customer.

Logging in and out work temporarily but eventually returns, restarting the file explorer from task man doesn't do anything.

I've tried testing on another profile but it would appear it works fine as does the affected profile when it is first logged into.

Any help would be appreciated.
I have a user whose computer all of a sudden has both IE and Chrome blinking every time they use the program

You will be in chrome (Mostly Used) and the Screen Skin surrounding the program begins blinking like there is some sort of script or malware running in the Back Ground

I have Scanned the PC for that and found nothing, I deleted all Extensions rebooted computer and still flashes different colors like the color scheme is changing on it's own

How can I stop this????

Reset Chrome to default.....Uninstalled Deleted Chrome folders Rebooted then reinstalled fresh.....Still does the same thing??????

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I have an MVC 5 project where I have local processing RDLC reports using report viewer 14. For some reason I have a report that is called and after about 1 minute and 40 seconds and my site says that "No data was heard from..." in Chrome, and in IE it thinks there is a DNS problem after that 1 minute and 40 seconds. I have confirmed the SQL Query running in just a second. I am thinking that the biggest time factor is I am using a Matrix in my report.

I guess I would like to know how to extend my timeout. I have had other stored procedures that take a long time to run and I used the below reference and it fixed that. But I do not know how to fix this problem.

I have Hyper-V VM with 64GB ram and have 3 VMs. One VM is terminal server with 32GB RAM 2012 R2 and around 18 clients connect to it daily but after few days the CPU goes over 95% and memory goes over 98% mostly due to chrome and outlook(32-bit) applications and server gets all resources used and the clients experience very to very slow performance. How to resolve this issue? Then need to reboot the server every 5 days or so and again the process repeats.
Does the Chrome executable file change any permissions on an object when it is launched? If so, can it depend on the type of OS the user is using or if the user is admin on the PC?
Using a script or some other method, or shortcut, I would like to access a specific website, which then enters the username and password automatically, without having the need for a user to input the username and password.
This would be used for frequently visited sites....
Thank you.
I am trying to convert from Firefox (after maybe 10 - 12 years) to Chrome.

Is there a way in Chrome to put a left sidebar containing bookmarks?

Occasionally a black stripe (or a square-ish region) appears on screen. It makes the content obscured by itself not usable - you can't click nor you can preview what's underneath.
Sometimes - see one of the screenshots the are affected is a see through (!) - it is supposed to be a maximised windows , yet you can see desktop icons through it (!!!)
Happens on a handful of PCs in our office.
Has been happening for over a year now.
  • We all use two screen environment.
  • Browser we use is Google Chrome.
  • Systems we use is Dell Optiplex
  • Occurs on Windows 10 and Windows 7 too
  • Graphics card for two screen environment is ATi Radeon. I am using very much recent drivers from ATi (not from Dell).
  • Affected window when moved onto the other screen is absolutely OK.
  • Issue is impossible to reproduce just like that - you need to wait for it to reoccur. Typically you can expect one to occur once a week or so
Very annoying.
  • HOW DO I SHORT TIME REMEDY THIS? When it occurs I visit screen resolution settings to switch screen resolution forth and back and it goes - the stripe is then gone

Anyone can confirm what this is all about? Windows graphics subsystem? AMD drivers? Chrome?

Web Browsers





Web browsers are applications used primarily to display documents, files and media from the Internet, identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that can be a page, image, video or other file. Some browsers require the use of add-ons or extensions to safely render the information they receive; others have systems built into them to perform the same functions.