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How to auto-reload offline tabs in Chrome

When you restore multiple tabs in Chrome, they don’t all reload at once. It’s only when you go to a tab i.e., select it so that it’s active, that it reloads. This is so that your internet doesn’t slow to a snail pace. It’s something like how Windows 10 slowly …

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How to enable the dark mode on Chrome

Chrome 73 has a dark mode. This new feature is available for both Windows 10 and macOS . Unfortunately, while it works great on macOS, it is only half-done on Windows 10. If you’re using a Mac, enabling dark mode on Chrome is easy. If you’re on Windows 10, it’s …

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How to close the Chrome Downloads bar with a hotkey

Chrome’s download bar is an odd element of the browser’s UI which otherwise focuses on being minimal. It appears when you download a file, and sticks around even after the download is complete. You can close it by clicking the close button but that is something that annoys users since …

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How to fix Chrome error code: 4 0x80070005 on Windows 10

Chrome is a stable application on all platforms that it is available for however, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t run into problems. It has a built-in Reset feature which allows you to fix the browser if it’s been hijacked by a malicious extension, or if the settings you’ve tweaked have …

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How to change the default search engine in Chrome

Google is the default search engine in Chrome and because it is the most popular search engine today, not many people are interested in changing it. That said, Chrome doesn’t tie you down to its default search engine and you’re free to pick whichever one you want to use. If …

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How To Edit The Speed Dial In Chrome

The new Chrome interface is now live. Update the browser to version 69 and you can use it. Part of the new design involves a revamp of the New Tab page. There are now ten speed dial spots and the thumbnail previews are gone. They’ve been replaced with website favicons/icons. …

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How to delete search history from Chrome

Chrome uses your search history to help you enter search queries faster. You may need to search for the same thing over and over again, and in that case, this feature is incredibly useful. In other cases, once you no longer need that particular search query, it just becomes noise …

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How to install and uninstall extensions in Chrome

The Chrome Web Store has come a long way since its early days. Hardly anyone compares it to Firefox’s add-on market place any more. The extensions have also improved in quality and you will find extensions that compare to those for available to Firefox users. In fact, there have been …

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How to fix Chrome sync pausing and asking to sign in

Chrome’s sync feature can sync bookmarks, your browsing history, passwords, and it even lets you access the tabs you have open across other devices. It’s exceptionally useful and once you have it set up, you tend to get used to it always working and ensuring a seamless transition between different …

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How to disable media key control in Chrome

Chrome 73 added a small new feature whereby the media keys on your laptop’s keyboard, or your external keyboard can play/pause media that’s playing in the browser. What this means is that if you have a video playing on YouTube, or you’re watching Netflix in Chrome, the play/pause keys will …

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