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How to detect if someone running mining extension through my browser?

In another question about Chrome Helper not using as much CPU user Pavel Vlasov mentioned Invoke ⋮ Chrome Menu → More Tools → Task Manager to see what exactly consumes CPU. Because the helper is a ...
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Can I still cast to Chromecast on my MacBook?

In the past I was able to cast to Chromecast from my MacBook. But there's a lot of indications that this service may have been discontinued. For example, the Cast extension on Chrome has been ...
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macOS: How to open a local HTML file with URL parameters

I want to start a Kantu web macro from the command line on Mac. Essentially this is as simple as opening the Chrome or Firefox browser with a local HTML page (which contains the macro code). All works ...
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Hangouts Chrome extension no longer rings for calls or plays audio alerts for messages

Whenever I receive a call or a text message in Google Hangouts, the notification appears in the upper-right corner of the screen, but there is never any audio to accompany the notification (even when ...
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How to launch Hangouts Chrome extension via AppleScript?

I am trying to launch a Google Chrome extension in AppleScript or Terminal. By "launch," I mean replicate the act of clicking on the extension icon found in Chrome's toolbar. The Chrome extension in ...
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How to modify the CSS of the Google Hangouts extension window in Chrome (e.g. TamperMonkey)

I'm trying to remove the SMS badge from the avatar icon in my Google Hangouts conversation list. I can open the Developer Tools and make the change in the DOM, but I want an automated way to do it. I ...
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Can Google Chrome auto updating extensions be stopped?

A few days ago a hacked version of a Google Chrome extension I use was distributed via Chrome's automatic extension updates. Is it possible to stop Google Chrome from automatically updating ...
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App to run Chrome web extensions on iPad

I have now moved from Android to iOS. In Android , I used Yandex Browser in which I can use Chrome web extensions. But in the Yandex Browser iOS app f, I can't download chrome web extension. Does ...
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How does one find the plug-in setting on Chrome for Mac to aid in stopping Chrome Helpers processes from running?

I recently noticed that I had about 4 or 5 Google Chrome Helper processes running in my Mac. I have no windows opened on chrome and it seems that the Helper processes still stay there regardless. I ...
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How to make Google Chrome Helper not use as much CPU

I've found solutions for this problem but they dont seem applicable now in 2017. For some reason, Google Chrome Helper is using a lot of my CPU and fans are going full blast. I found this link on ...
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Unable to install Chrome or Safari extensions after creating new user account

Mac OS X El Capitan This ordeal began when I was unable to connect Time Machine to a newly purchased Time Capsule; it still wanted to hang on to an older external drive which had died. I called ...
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Can't click links at all in certain circumstances

This problem has bothered me for a few months now, but only in very limited circumstances. When I went on medium.com and tried to access my profile, when I clicked to open the navigation, the box ...
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Drag and drop Chrome downloads like any other OS X file?

When I've downloaded a file in Chrome for OS X, it sits in a little bar at the bottom of the screen. Sometimes I want to drag and drop that file directly into a Chrome tab (for example, to upload it ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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How can I make Safari or Chrome remember my messages in contact forms?

As a customer, I contact businesses through contact forms on their websites, and often I forget the exact wording of the message and when I sent it. (Often, I need to re-send messages when I don't ...
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How Google puts unwanted apps on our Macs?

I cannot find in my memory a situation when I was installing anything from Google except from Google Chrome (that is my main browser). Recently I saw on my Mac an app titled Google Search.app. (...
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Cleaning Chromium based browser (Citrio)

I'm currently trying to "clean" the Citrio browser of the extensions that are visible (maybe more that are hidden, but I'll investgate later). These extensions cannot be deleted by simply clicking on ...
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How to remove the download tab still appearing on videos after uninstalling Wondershare AllMyTube

I've downloaded and installed Wondershare AllMyTube for Mac for a quick look to see if it was any good. Then I decided that I didn't want it and uninstalled it. However on all website videos (news) ...
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Toolbar Button for Chrome DevTools

anybody know any way of creating/putting an icon/button in google chrome's toolbar that will open its built-in Developer Tools? i know there are keyboard shortcut options, menu bar options, secondary-...
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How to make Safari warn me with a pop-up window before closing a tab?

Whether it is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I always encounter this problem. I stream this video and let it loads for like 30 minutes so I can watch. Meanwhile, I navigate through my 10 other tabs. At ...
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Google Inbox as a standalone app via Chrome

Google Inbox recently added compatibility with Safari and yet still does not play nice with Fluid. I decided I might as well use Chrome. Google recently improved the way "desktop app extensions" work ...
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How to change the PDF reader on Chome from Preview to Acrobat Reader on MacBook?

How can I change the PDF reader on Chrome from Preview to Acrobat Reader on MacBook? The Adobe program is much more versatile and I prefer that one to Preview. In my Plug-ins in Chrome the Adobe ...
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Cast to multiple Chromecasts from the same computer

Is it possible to cast either the same tab or different tabs from one mac to multiple Chromecasts on the same network? It seems like when you open another tab and try and cast that to a different ...
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Where is Chrome Extension's Setting Files/Databases?

I don't seem to find Chrome Extension's Setting Files/Databases in OSX, it is not in the extension folder aka ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Extensions.
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bepbmhgboaologfdajaanbcjmnhjmhfn.crx suspicious file in chrome (MAC)

When I open this chrome this file downloads automatically. I don't know what is it. But I think this is some malicious file. How fix it? An other get around it, other than just quickly resetting ...
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Need help understanding script running at startup? “osascript -e 'tell app \”ARDAgent\“ to do shell script \”say quack\“'”

STEPS TAKEN Logged into Mac this morning Noticed activity and files generated I did not initiate Ran bash history. Attached output below SETTINGS All Sharing was Off Do not use any file sharing or ...
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Chrome MBA 2013, causing audio cracking, all flash videos!

I recently purchased a MBA 2013, 13 inch. Used it for a week; was great with Chrome. I suspect after I tried installing some Quicktime plugins to watch an Apple Keynote, my audio started going ...
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How to use two email handlers in Google Chrome?

I am looking for a solution that would enable me to open a mailto: hyperlink with one of two email handlers. Sometimes I want to use Gmail but sometimes I want to use Outlook (default OS X one). Now ...
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Full screen videos in Chrome suffer a lag

I have an issue concerning full screen videos within the Google Chrome browser. The video lags for a second. Since it is too hard to explain, I captured 16 seconds of video. What could be the cause ...
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How to Auto-Hide the address bar in Google Chrome?

How can I hide the address bar in Google Chrome? I found this article but I am unable to find a solution for macOS. Ideally, I would like all toolbars to disappear similar to how they do in ...
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Do any Amazon S3 clients allow automation for setting expiration headers?

I am using Transmit and the Firefox extension S3 Organiser. Neither completely satisfies my requirements as both tools lack the ability to set an expiration header. This makes me cry, as I need ...
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Is there any way to bring back H.264 support in Chromium

I'm using Chrome on a daily basis or to be exact, latest-builds of Chromium. I recently uninstalled Flash, in order to increase battery life on my MBP and in general rid my laptop of the evil Flash ...
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Useful Chrome extensions for OS X

I know there is already a post out there for Safari extensions, but Chrome extensions are completely different. So, what extensions do you think are useful? Please read these simple rules before ...