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How do I get rid of the big blue bar at the top of Google?

How do I get rid of this big blue bar at the top of Google: It is really annoying! I am running Google Chrome on a Mac.
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Twitter - “Main page” button doesn't work in Chrome [migrated]

I started to use Twitter (on their official website) a month ago and everything worked fine. But yesterday the "Main page/Home" button stopped working. I just read through some tweets - I scrolled ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut to switch between Google Chrome profiles in Mac OS X (10.10 Yosemite)? [migrated]

In Mavericks (OS X 10.9), I can simply Cmd+~ because it is another window in the same app group, but how can I do it in Yosemite?
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Websocket works on Desktop Chrome but fails on Android Chrome [closed]

I'm facing an unknown connection problem with Jetty Websocket Server. If I connect with Desktop Google Chrome, all is working fine. But if I want to connect with Android Chrome Browser it fails. ...
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force youtube to play videos in 360p [duplicate]

I have a high speed internet connection at home, so YouTube buffers every video in 720p by default. The problem is, once the consumption reaches at 5 GB, internet speed is cut down to 512 kbps. So I ...
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Extracting text from a regular web page and save it in my local drive using chrome browser [closed]

The project I am working on requires me to extract a few paragraph of text (ie: from textarea or div tag) from a regular web page and save them to my local drive (preferably Windows). (The paragraphs ...
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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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Limit search among a set of websites with Google Chrome

What setting do I need to adjust or create to make the search in Google Chrome limit itself to a pre-defined set of websites? For example, I want to search all the Stack Exchange sites ...
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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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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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How can I block ad.doubleclick.net javascript (which seems to be slowing my browser down) [migrated]

My browser is quite slow accessing a number of sites today and they are all slowing "waiting for ad.doubleckick.net" My goal is to stop the javascript call to prevent the slowdown. (I assume most ad ...
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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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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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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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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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What is the “Google Drive Client Native Proxy” Chrome Extension for? [migrated]

I noticed I have an extension installed, "Google Drive Client Native Proxy", but I'm not familiar with what its purpose is, nor do I remember installing it. I'm assuming it was installed by Google for ...
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GOOD online IRC client for freenode on Google Chrome OS? [closed]

I wonder if there is a good online IRC client especially for Freenode, besides http://webchat.freenode.net cause that one really, really suck :) There are no notifications, you can't save your ...
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How to set up a local Google Omnibox search with predictions? [closed]

I am from the UK and like to browse from Google.co.uk. When I am in a foreign country, the browsing from the omnibox goes to the local version, such as Google.co.il. When I try entering a custom ...
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Google Keep auto-focuses Chrome

I opened Google Keep in Google Chrome, then I focused another window while it was loading. Suddenly, Chrome re-focused itself! While I was typing in another window! (I even minimized the window, ...
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Flickr problems with zoom

I'm having a problem with zooming in on pictures in Flickr. When I open an image in Flickr (when I'm completely logged out) in IE or Firefox or Chrome, I can click on the image, and if the image size ...
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Accessing a dictionary within gmail

Is there a way to integrate a dictionary with gmail in google-chrome browser? Whenever I read or compose a mail, I wish to right-click on a word and find a 'synonyms' option similar to what I see in ...
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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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How to add “On behalf of” in Gmail

I have always previously use this, but for some reason now in Google I can't add a custom email address and send the email's via googles servers. This is bad The old screen looked like this: ...
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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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How to recover Google bookmarks from Google Chrome [closed]

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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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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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, ...