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Why is Google hiding the search input field?

For some reason, Google search is hiding the input field in Chrome and using the URL field as the search parameters. Is there a way I can disable this feature? How I don't like it: How I would ...
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YouTube Black Screen of Death

When opening certain videos on YouTube, I am met with a "Black Screen of Death". In other words, there is a black screen from the top of the URL bar to the bottom of my screen. I can still interact ...
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What Chrome extensions improve the Developer Tools? [on hold]

I recently saw this screenshot where (on the left) it looks like an extension is used instead of plain Dev Tools, with the icon resembling "X". What extension is it and what other extensions are ...
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How do I remove a very large folder on dropbox?

My dropbox folder is duplicated in dropbox in another folder called dropbox. When I try to delete it from dropbox online i get a message that it is too large to remove. How do I remove this folder. ...
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Unexpected “waiting for localhost”? [migrated]

So I ran into something that kind of worried me today. Lately my computer has been kind of slow and I'm dealing with that, but today when I opened Facebook in Google Chrome, I noticed a message in the ...
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How to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome [on hold]

How do you recover your bookmarks from your Google account? The bookmarks were made on a different computer, using the same account.
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Unresponsive Facebook News Feed

I've been having problems for the last 2-3 weeks when visiting my Facebook News Feed in Chrome. The page never completely loads and makes Chrome unresponsive until I get the "Kill page" dialog. ...
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How to disable YouTube HTML5 player? ( & Auto Play)

Every day I go through my YT subscriptions list and open every new video in a new tab (CMD + click). Then I play the 1st new video, close the tab, switch to the next tab.. Several weeks ago all ...
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Save dynamic content in Chrome on a Windows tablet [closed]

I have written a few web pages that get some user data via forms over the course of these pages, store it as cookies, and then get the cookies and tabulate the information on the last page by doing ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from translating English to English in Outlook.com

Google Chrome is translating English to English in Outlook.com. I am in the Czech Republic. Unfortunately the translation of my English to English is making my emails not make sense. Google had a ...
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In Gmail, what causes email content to yield to white space at right?

The huge white space on the right appears more often than not in Gmail for Google Apps. This does not leave much horizontal width for email contents. Is there a way to prevent this?
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On Google Drive is there a way to connect Adobe Reader using “Connect more apps”

I want to open PDF files using Adobe Reader on the Google web drive. There is no problem on the local Google drive, but when on the web, one has to use various apps offered by Google that are ...
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Chrome 'Helvetica Neue' fonts are messed up - help! [migrated]

Ever since I installed Helvetica font family, my browser fonts are messed up. Please do not ask me to uninstall Helvetica, Helvetica Neue because I use it regularly. Also, the custom.css solution ...
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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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Move sessions in Chrome to a different computer [migrated]

I need to move my browsing session in Chrome to a different computer. For example, on my current computer, I have sessions saved for Gmail, Facebook etc. So, I can go to Facebook.com and it will not ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks or Google Bookmarks?

I'm using various Google services, one of them being Google Bookmarks. I have a lot of bookmarks saved. They were created long time ago, when I found that it was cool to have a browser-independent ...
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Ads not from this site in Google Search

When using Google Search, there was a section of ads labelled with "Ads not from this site" Is it normal?
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invisible in Gmail when using Chrome Hangouts [duplicate]

I installed the Google Chrome Hangouts plugin. But after that, I can’t stay invisible. Does anyone know how to stay invisible when we're using the Hangouts plugin or even the Google Talk plugin?
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Navigation missing in Google Analytics when using Chrome

When I use the Chrome web browser, I can't see all the report in Google Analytics because it is missing the left hand navigation column. In Firefox, I can collapse this column, and then re-open it by ...
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Why doesn't Google Maps show my home and the starred locations while planning a route?

Is there any way to switch it back on? Now the starring function seems useless.
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How to get search suggestions from Bing in Google Chrome

I have Bing as my default search provider in Chrome, but somehow I don't receive the search suggestions when I type in the address bar (like Google search shows by default in Chrome). Note: I do ...
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Google Chrome sync between devices [migrated]

Is it possible to sync Chrome History between 2 devices via the same Google login, without causing great confusion? And without causing this mess in "History"? ...
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Why have the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportions (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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Save document as PDF on Google Drive through Google Cloud Print in Chrome

If you click on Print button (or Ctrl+p) you would see print page where you can select the printer. Among other, local printers there is an option: Print with Google Cloud Print by clicking of ...
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Why can't I view the raw RSS feed from Feedburner?

I'm trying to view and copy the URL to a feed to import elsewhere, but I just can't view the raw XML RSS feed for some reason! I'm using Chrome. http://feeds.feedburner.com/Freakonomics?format=xml ...
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Songs Incorrectly Added to Multiple Google Play Music Albums

Sometimes when I have added one of my ripped CD's tracks to Google Play Music, the tracks incorrectly/annoyingly show up in multiple GPM albums. For example, I ripped my copy of Hank Williams, Jr.'s ...
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Google Play Music Not Adding MP3s On-Demand

My recent attempts to add music on-demand to Google Play Music have yielded nothing - no "Processing music..." or "Added __ of __" messages, just nothing. Previously I could add music on-demand; and ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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How can I hide Disqus from websites that I visit?

Often when I visit a webpage, the comments section is many times longer than the actual post. This makes scrolling very cumbersome, as the actual post takes up a very small portion of the scrollbar. ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of the sudden videos started playing in the HTML 5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML 5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I ...
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How do I default to international search in Google?

I have now reached the threshold for the amount of time I want to spend searching for how to disable a feature. I'm unsure if it's a Google feature or a Google Chrome feature. How do I search ...
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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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Google Hangouts can no longer be resized in Chrome on my desktop PC

A few weeks ago I was able to resize the Google Hangouts window, but now (and for the last couple of weeks) when I hover my cursor over the bottom or side of the Hangouts window it no longer changes ...
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Google maps does not save my Places options

After saving many places in a map of mine that I modified with all details (logo and other info), when I reopen that map many details (like logo!!!) are not correct and I am not able to understand ...
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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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Can I activate YouTube's “watch later” function on my mobile phone only?

Is it possible to have YouTube’s “watch later” function be active only on my mobile phone rather than on all of my devices and web browsers? I want to deactivate this feature when using my web ...
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Gmail: Recover deleted email from browser cache

I've permanently deleted an important email from Gmail Trash folder. And as I understand it, there is no way to recover the email from inside the Gmail application. But, I figured that my browser ...
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Is this Facebook layout legitimate or a scam?

I've been having some trouble loading Facebook on Chrome. At first my wall simply didn't load and many of the options were not working properly. A few moments later a trojan was found in my computer ...
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File uploads stuck in queue

I'm uploading a folder to MEGA. Uploads seem to be working but as soon as it attempts to upload a README.TXT file, said file and all others get the 'Queued' status. All other file types that I have ...
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Backing up Google Drive on a different storage device on Chrome OS

I am very interested in a way to back up Chrome OS's Google Drive content onto another storage device besides the local disk, like maybe an SD card. This would provide me more space to store files ...
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Skipping to position in YouTube player is apparently limited to buffered data

I experience this annoying effect and I don't understand if the problem is of the OS (OS X), the browser (Chrome), the Flash player, or YouTube itself. Everything is upgraded to the latest version, ...
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Google Correlate Draw Not Working

Google Correlate has a draw capability so you can draw a line on a graph: http://www.google.com/trends/correlate/draw?p=us It was working fine for me a week ago and now I get an error message. Here's ...
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Gmail Notifier “no unread mail” [closed]

I read another thread on the same problem, regarding having to use Chrome since February, as Google claims no other browser supports the program. I logged in my Gmail account with Chrome, and I still ...
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Youtube center extension for chrome moves the video window to the right

I am using Google Chrome 32. I wanted to disable DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) on YouTube & hence I installed the extension YouTube Center. It did disabled DASH but posed a few ...
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Is Chrome Remote Desktop safe to use while connected to public WiFi? [closed]

There's a page found at https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1649523?hl=en that has info about Chrome Remote Desktop, and there's a section about safety and security. While the info given there ...
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How to get onto the offline app collections in Chrome Web Store

I have a Google Chrome Extension that works as an offline app with the ability to sync back to my servers when it comes online and it has Google Drive integration. After, a lot of searching I can't ...
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How to set up a local Google Omnibox search with predictions?

I am from the UK and like to browse from Google.co.uk. When I am in a foreign country, the broswing from the omnibox goes to the local version, such as Google.co.il. When I try entering a custom ...
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Random codes appearing at the end of URLs (Wordpress site)

I use WordPress on my website and I've noticed the following code at the end of URLs when viewing pages/posts. The codes vary depending on the browser (Chrome, Safari and Firefox.) Chrome: ...
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Is there an advantage to using google.com rather than google.com.au as my search engine in Chrome?

I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I use Google Chrome as my primary web browser. Out-of-the-box, Chrome's combined address bar/search box will return results from google.co.th. That's fine but not ...
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Some Google Drive Docs have error “This error has been reported to Google…”

For a few months, when I load some of my Google Drive wordprocessing docs, I get the Jacascript popup error in Chrome (latest version): This error has been reported to Google and we'll look into ...