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Google's web browser, for viewing web pages on the internet. Based on the WebKit rendering engine, currently available for Intel Macs.

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Chrome on Mac slowing down

After switching my mac from the 2015 air to 2019, I see a noticeable slowness in scrolling through webpages on chrome. Whereas on safari, the issue is nonexistent. Can someone propose a solution to ...
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Chrome's URL field prohibits some URLs from being drag-drop'ed into Finder for auto .webloc file generation. Why is this?

Here is a six-second video to demonstrate the scenario I can't seem to figure out. Why won't the second URL become a .webloc like the first one? ..and is there a useful workaround if not a solution ...
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Google Chrome crashes with an “Untitled” page error and causes other apps on laptop to crash as well

I'm using a Macbook Pro running Catalina. I recently purchased this laptop like a few months ago and immediately migrated my data from my old Macbook to the new one using the Time-Machine app. This ...
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Weird page flicker on macOS 10.15.2 with chrome 79 (latest)

I'm getting weird screen flickering on apple.com specifically. I can't seem to find another website where chrome has this issue, it's quite weird! I've tried running incognito so my extensions would ...
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Is there a way to let “Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track” use one of the browser's voice?

One way to save the text-to-speech on Google Chrome or Safari, is to highlight the text, and right click and choose "Services" -> "Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track". But I think the voice that can be ...
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Apple watch stopped unlocking due to Chrome Remote Desktop's screen sharing

I think I found the culprit - Chrome Remote Desktop - but is there a way to fix it? Even though it's not actively running (i.e. a remote connection), I get this on the lock screen: With the little ...
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How to reproduce Windows Chrome BAT files setup in macOS 10.15

On Windows, Chrome is my primary browser. I've developed a series of *.bat files on Windows that each open a series of tabs with specific URLs in Chrome: @echo off set BROWSER=chrome.exe set ...
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How to hunt down which tab or webpage (on Google Chrome) used a lot of memory?

I already know Google Chrome was using a lot of memory for a badly behaving webpage. The issue was I don't know which webpage was doing that. Sometimes after a day or two, possibly some webpage on ...
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MacBook Pro 16" Pinch to Zoom Delay in Google Chrome

I bought a 16" MacBook Pro a few days ago. It is on macOS Catalina 10.15.2. When I use the trackpad to pinch to zoom in Google Chrome or Chromium, for the first 1.5 cm or so, it does not zoom. It ...
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Why does Safari zoom-out on SE after navigating backwards in split-screen view?

Oh, the rabbit-holes I find myself in when browsing SE (and in general)... Not sure if it's a Safari or Stack Exchange bug.. Chrome has the opposite problem. When following a link on SE and then ...
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How to remove autocomplete (autofill) entries from Chrome? (Shift+Fn+Delete doesn't work)

In both Firefox and Chrome (latest versions) when I start typing an address of a website I have visited before, it shows a bunch of autocomplete entries. If I want to delete a specific entry, in ...
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Getting warning each time i open browser using Epichrome

I am using Epichrome to have multiple Chrome browsers at the same time. I have three browsers that I made with Epichrome, but each time I open one of them, it gives this warning: I am using MacOS ...
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Chrome: full screen shortcut does not work

Suddenly after using chrome for around six months on macOS, (first Mojave and then Catalina), the (very useful) Full-Screen shortcut (Ctrl+Cmd+F) has stopped working. Both, clicking the green button ...
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Are 82°C to 98°C Temperatures extreme for a MacBook Pro?

I've noticed that my 2018 MacBook Pro 15" with an i7 frequently hits 82°C while using Google Chrome and 98°C while playing video games. As an example, while running Minecraft with maybe 12 mods, ...
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Remove URL Browser Bar Google Chrome, Sierra MacBook Air, Spanish Keyboard

I put specific settings because I was trying with similar methods, And I need a Tested method with same (not similar) conditions. Maybe for English Keyboards works some answer, Unfortunately for ...
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Allow remote users to control this Mac

Everytime I restart my Mac, I get following message on my screen: I must have deleted org.chromium.chromoting.me2me.sh by accident (as it was there before) Please advise.
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enabling javascript in Chrome using an AppleScript

Is it possible to enable Javascript in Chrome aside from manually scrolling through the View menu? I tried scripting it, but it didn't execute or list any errors: activate application "Google Chrome"...
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Chrome 79: https sites don't load while http works fine

Just upgraded to Chrome 79 from 78 via its internal updater. Now only http sites load, not https. I am on Yosemite Chrome v 79 Chrome says "This site can’t be reached" and "ERR_FAILED". Including ...
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Change Chrome or Web Gmail swipe actions in iPhone/iOS

In Chrome browser in iPhone, when I open gmail website and open an email and then swipe left/right then it navigates to the previous/next email. How do I remove this swipe action in Chrome or in Web ...
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Why is Google Chrome trying to run netbiosd attempting to connect to 192.168.2.255?

I usually don't use Google Chrome, because on my MacBook I'm addicted to Safari. Today when I launched Chrome, it ran netbiosd to connect to the local IP: 192.168.2.255. The local IP does not exist ...
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What is the shortcut to close the current chrome window? [duplicate]

Is there a shortcut to close to current (chrome) window on macOS ? Unfortunately command+W : closes only current tab command+option+W : closes all windows so I need something in between.
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Catalina Trusted Root CA certificates are revoked - Chrome

I have a trusted self-signed root CA named CA and I use that to sign a certificate for my local website, before I install CA's certificate and trust that, chrome shows me an error about the site SSL ...
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Keyboard shortcut for switching from address bar to main pane in Chrome

The question how to go from the main pane to the address bar is answered here. But how do I move from the address bar, back to the main pane, without having to reload the page by pressing Enter, or ...
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Dark mode of MacOS not working for Chrome

As specified here, I have enabled MacOS's dark mode however, the Chrome browser doesn't become dark. It's expected that webpages, toolbars, etc all become dark. I wanted to avoid third-party Chrome ...
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Chrome on MacOS started rejecting self-signed certificates

Starting 4 days ago (the date might be relevant if some updates came along), Chrome on MacOS started rejecting self-signed certificates. It includes things like Vagrant boxes and the Synology NAS web ...
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MacBook Pro 2019 with touchbar freezes chrome forms

I have a brand new macbook (2019 with touchbar running macOS Catalina). When I use an external keyboard all is fine. But when using the laptop keyboard it is extremely slow/laggy on all website input ...
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Google Maps link opening in Apple Maps instead of Google Maps

In iOS 13 is there a way for a map link in a Google app to either open the address/coordinates in Google Maps or properly open Apple Maps to the location in the link that invoked it rather than ...
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Why is Chrome aggressively consuming CPU cycles?

I literally have 0 tabs open, and yet Chrome is consuming a very significant amount of CPU resources, and quickly draining my battery... Why?
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Why am I not able to run a website which ‘requires javascript’

I am using an iPad mini 2. When I open this website in Google Chrome it says “This site requires JavaScript. Please enable Javascript to view the website.” Although I have enabled javascript, but ...
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macos Chrome keeps starting at login

Chrome is starting at login sometimes (not every login) but it is not part of the startup items set in System Preferences > Users & Group > Login Items. The "Open at Login" option is also not ...
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Using profile manager to push Google Chrome profile to enforce SafeSearch

I want to use profile manager to push a custom profile out to enforce SafeSearch on chrome I have this so far: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD ...
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How can I automate repeat mouse clicks, with delay, from fixed coordinates within a browser window?

Looking for a quick and dirty way to automate this mundane activity. I presume this could be done with an automation to press the mouse button from two separate pixel coordinates, with delay, so long ...
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Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files

Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files. For example, if I try to download https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/D19-1.pdf (6609 pages) from Google Chrome, it fails. Is there any way to fix or ...
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How to use scrollwheel (middle mouse button) to open link in new tab in Chrome

Before I upgraded to Catalina, in Chrome I could just middle-click on a link to open it in a new tab. And life was great. After upgrading to Catalina, this still works in Safari but for whatever ...
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Zooming in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel? Not working

I know you can zoom in Google Chrome with CTRL + Mouse Scroll. This works on my windows PC however not on my Mac. I know that you can setup zoom feature on mac: Preferences > Accessibility > ...
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How do I get https://outlook.office365.com/ to stop notifications in Google Chrome

I get incessant notification sounds that do not respect macOS 10.14.6 settings and there is nothing seemingly relevant in Chrome or Outlook settings either. For some reason privacy in macOS settings ...
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How can I remove Chrome app (not Chrome itself)?

Once I've installed Postman app for Chrome. Then they deployed native mac os app and Chrome version was deprecated. The problem is that I don't have Postman in the list of installed apps in Chrome so ...
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Tabbing through an iframe with Voiceover

I'm a web developer and I am trying to audit an iframe that we are loading into our page, so I can feedback to the team that created the content inside the iframe about any accessibility points that ...
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How can I install a more modern web browser on 10.7.5 Mac Pro

I have a workhorse of a MacPro built in early 2008. I can not afford a new Mac at the time, and this does everything I need it to except get to important websites such as iCloud, Square, YouTube, and ...
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What should I expect about the battery for a new macbook pro

I bought a new 2019 MacBook Pro, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5. I feel like the battery is not as described. I tried with open only one Youtube video on chrome, set the brightness to 75%,and the battery ...
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Chrome for macOS shows raw HTML for gmail.com

I posted this question in the google communities forum here but did not receive a response so I thought I'd ask here. I'm not sure if it's specific to apple but I thought it could be worth a shot ...
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How can I install the latest Google Chrome on Mac OS X Mavericks?

Google Chrome updated itself as 67.0: and then, when I restart, Google Chrome reports itself as "outdated" and brought me to a download page, and let me download a .dmg image. After I mount it and ...
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Without using the mouse, how do I trigger 'Print' in Gmail (using Google Chrome on the Mac)?

Gmail has keyboard shortcuts for seemingly everything (including features I’ve never even used or heard of), but there appears to be no keyboard shortcut to print. It also does not seem possible to ...
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Is there any way to connect to/control Mac OS without display output?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro with a Nvidia 1060 and bootcamped to run Windows. Nvidia drivers are installed on Windows and no issues with display output, all works fine. In the past when I've then tried to ...
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Why do pages load quickly on Safari on macOS, but not on Chrome?

For the last week or so loading the exact same URL on Chrome is practically impossible, whereas Safari loads the pages instantaneously. These are not cached pages, either. Any thoughts on this? iMac ...
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When an app on iPhone tries to log in through Google, must it be Safari? Can it be Google Chrome?

On the iPhone, if you use an app and it tries to log in through Google, Safari will come up and show you a page to log in. Can it be Google Chrome instead of Safari through which you log in?
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Why does my Mac play YouTube videos in open Chrome tabs before it's finished rebooting after installing a security update?

For a while now, I've noticed that if I have a YouTube video active in Chrome when I install a security update, my Mac will start playing that video before about 20 seconds before the login screen ...
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Chrome apps are not treaded as standalone applications, what leads to app-switching problems

I am using OSX and Chrome-Apps for many years now, but there is one issue that still annoys me and that happens on OSX only and is no issue on Linux or Windows. The problem is that Chrome-Apps are not ...
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How do I completely turn off the Chrome notifications on my MacBook?

I am using MacOSX 10.14.6 now. I really hate the Chrome notifications sent by the websites, not only those I visited only 1 time but also those big websites like Facebook or Yahoo. I just want to ...
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How to block pop-up ads

On some sites, when I click on a button a pop-up appeared, taking me to another website. The original website is still there, just that a new tab with ad site is opened and that interrupted my ...