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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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Can I, How do I, stop Chrome from asking to switch/continue Google Profiles when I use another account on Gmail or GDocs

When I login to another of my Google Accounts, Chrome Asks if I want to switch/continue in that profile. I want to be able to stop this notification behaviour, because the pop up is annoying. I do ...
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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Quickbooks online app overrides Chrome "open last closed tab" shortcut

Quickbooks Online's web app for macros overrides Chrome's command+shift+t command to open the last closed tab. Is there a way to make Chrome win this fight, or disable Quickbook's keyboard shortcut?
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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...
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Google Drive Synced with Errors. On Ubuntu, can I recover my offline version of the file before it synced?

So I finished a bunch of work offline, and then I synced it... and it did not go well after: It merged without deleting a bunch of parts as you can see there, and Page 7 is gone completely: The ...
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What is the current url format for Google Image searches?

I use a program called Cold Turkey on my laptop that blocks specific URLs, and until recently, I was able to block all google image searches as they shared part of their url. Now, however, it seems ...
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How to avoid dialogs going semi-transparent?

If I double-click a word, I get this (untitled) dialog box: If I then move the mouse to reach it, it goes semi-transparent: How can I avoid dialogs going semi-transparent like this? This is on ...
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CTRL+LMB does not work on DuckDuckGo Ad links

By CTRL+LMB I mean holding down the Control key, and while it is depressed, clicking the left-mouse-button. Here is a detailed screenshot: I did a duckduckgo search for these keywords bike phone ...
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Disable Polymer on Youtube

Ever since Youtube got rid of the option to revert to the old site I've had a script for Violent Monkey to switch to the old Youtube. Today when I went to Youtube I discovered that that script is no ...
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Multiple Chrome shortcut apps from the same domain?

In Chrome (for Mac), you can turn any website into a standalone web application (a.k.a. Site Specific Browser) by going to the site, clicking the three stacked dots in the upper-right of the window, ...
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How can I prevent open tabs with YouTube videos from playing after Windows 10 restarts?

I have several tabs open with YouTube videos, in several windows. This is on Chrome, Windows 10. I know that if I sleep the computer, everything will come back OK. But if I log out of Windows, Chrome ...
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How to restore Gmail password if I still have an access to this account by redirection

I added another Gmail account to my primary Gmail account years ago through the Accounts and Imports option. I can get and send emails to/from this account, but I cannot log in into this account ...
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Google switches primary and secondary email accounts regardless of login order

I have two separate email accounts logged into Google Chrome that switch order regardless of the order I log into them. I want to stop this from happening. I log into my personal email first, so that ...
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Google maps 3D not working on VirtualBox

Why maps.google.com's 3D feature while running Chrome (latest) on Ubuntu 18 in a virtual environment (VirtualBox) with Windows 10 host is not enabled? Virtual Machine's settings: Oracle VM ...
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'Snips' pasted from clipboard into body of gmail message have broken “googleusercontent.com” after sending out the email

A user regularly sends emails by snipping to the clipboard and pasting it to the email body. They are not saving to a file and pasting that, but copying it straight to the clipboard and pasting. ...
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Google Search is always grouping stackoverflow results. How to disable?

Since the beginning of this year, I think, Google Search started to group any programming-related search results from stackoverflow: Due to this I can't see all stackoverflow results on the first ...
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How to copy from Google Sheets into a Drawing in another Sheet on macOS Chrome

I'd like to copy an object from one Google Sheet to a Drawing embedded in another Google Sheet. From what I've read, this must be done via the Copy / Paste commands within the Google Sheets web app. ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Twitter stuck on an endless redirect loop due to the new GDPR pop up (Chrome)

About a week ago Twitter would no longer let me log in on their site due to a popup which caused an infinite redirect loop. I have tried Mobile mode and TweetDeck so far but none of these worked for ...
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Use ⌘ + tab_number to navigate to a different chrome tab

When using the Slack web app in Chrome, how can I get ⌘ + tab_number to navigate to a different Chrome tab? This works from any tab except for Slack web app. This used to work but stopped working in ...
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Hovering black bar appears in browser on Facebook with Amazon Kindle Fire?

Using Brave, Chrome, Bromite (so far), in Desktop mode on Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, a black horizontal bar routinely hovers and scrolls with the news feed, sort of "squishing" feed content ...
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Google Docs toolbar zoomed out even when I press Cmd +

Google Docs for one of my Chrome profiles is zoomed out. When I open a new page, both the toolbar and the document are quite zoomed out, and even when I press Command+ or change the 100% dropdown menu ...
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Is there any way to see full content of Facebook posts without clicking "See more"

On Chrome for desktop, when browsing Facebook, long posts are not shown in full. I need to always click "See more" to view each of them. Is it possible to make Chrome to always show those ...
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Lost all my google bookmarks even when synced

I recently reset my computer due to a bug, and in doing so it deleted chrome. I made sure to sync all my passwords and bookmarks, but upon re-installing I realized they had all disappeared and ...
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new Instagram design

How do I turn on Dark Mode for Instagram? A friend's account on Google Chrome Windows pc Can switch appearance These are popular Instagram designs But a friend created an account and found this new ...
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Whatsapp web push-notification only working when tab is opened (Chrome)

Whatsapp web push-notification only working when tab is opened (Chrome) Unlike YouTube and Instagram whatsapp web push notification are not working when tab is closed in Windows 11.
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How to organize YouTube Playlists?

I'm trying to figure out a good way to group my playlists rather than having them just exist as a huge list. I do a lot with playlists where I create them for different subject areas I'm interested ...
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Page format messed up on double click (Google Chrome)

Recently, I've had this strange happening on my Chrome browser. On many sites, sometimes, when I double click (I think that's what made it happen), the entire layout of the webpage is disoriented. ...
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Notification icon on pinned Chrome apps (Windows)

I am using mattermost as a pinned chrome app in a separate window accordingly to here Now I know that there are also real clients for this app but our company hasn't allowed it yet. Is there a way to ...
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How to sign in to Google account and avoid that Chrome crashes

Chrome crashed during regular use on a Mac. After forced quit of Chrome I was unable to sign in to Google repeatedly. I could only find advice to rename the data folder on Windows machine. Any tips ...
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How to disable Google Chrome search results highlighting?

In the last couple days I noticed text being highlighted from search results I click on from Google. For example, when I click on StackOverflow link from Google search: (The yellow was added by ...
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Change "Me" on Google Photo

When I search "Me" in Google Photo, it shows pictures of a friend, not my pictures. My face group there is labeled "Gideon" and my friend's is "James". When you visit my friend James pictures (Albums >...
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How can I use Chrome Remote Desktop to access dual monitors at the host site and dual monitors at the local site?

My employees have 2 monitors at work. Now they are working from home. One employee has a newer Dell laptop and the other employee has an older Mac laptop. I want them to be able to add a second ...
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Notification whenever new sheets are added to shared google-drive spreadsheet

I am using google-drive mostly through Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I would like to get notified whenever new sheets are added to a spreadsheet shared by many people. I've added the notification rule "If ...
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Amazon Order History Reports not downloading

I've been trying to download Amazon's Order History Reports to show my purchases during a date range. Unfortunately, the resulting report downloads are almost always empty (only 3 of 26 downloads had ...
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Querying client info in Google Activity

In Google's My Activity it's possible to see the device that was used to see in the Details tab, but this metadata isn't searchable. I've downloaded my browsing history from the Takeout service, but ...
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Google Accounts/History

So I have a two Gmail/Google Accounts, one for personal use and one for college. Let’s say I search up Google Slides on my college account then, I open a new tab switch to my home account and search ...
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Disable "Get custom email with G Suite" popup while using Gmail

I've been using Gmail for years. In the past few weeks, I'm now being pestered by a popup to get G Suite. See screenshot. Clicking "No Thanks" has no effect. Every time I log in, there's that same ...
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WhatsApp web - recently used emoticons are not saved

I am using WhatsApp web on Chrome on my PC (Win 10, 64 bit). For some reason, recently used emoticons/emojis are simply not saved, which I do see working fine on another PC I have (and it always ...
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How to add event to Google Calendar (2018 design) from Chrome omnibar?

In the old design of Google Calendar it used to be possible to add a new event directly from Chrome's omnibar using the following URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=...
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Chrome tab for Twitter shows new tweet count; any way just to show notification count?

When I have Twitter open in desktop Chrome, the tab label will display a counter of all of the new tweets in my feed. This isn't at all helpful since I'm not interested in re-checking Twitter every 30 ...
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Google Chrome always shows Twitter mobile view

I have been looking at twitter.com in Google Chrome browser, Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I use a number of extensions, all enabled except as noted: BehindTheOverlay 0.1.3 ...
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Copying from Chrome to OneNote Changes Font Style attributes

When I copy text from Chrome and paste it in OneNote it changes the font size from 20 to 15 and the line spacing (Line Height) from 29 to 24 although I pasted it choosing keep source formatting. Why? ...
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How to get rid of background arts in Chrome Themes from Chrome Store?

There is a whole slew of themes in Chrome Store. Many have pleasant colors for Chrome skin but unfortunately go with useless background images or wallpapers. How to install a theme and then get rid ...
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G Suite Marketplace App: detail page installation (Via User who admins multiple G Suite instances)

Given that a user is the super-administrator of multiple G Suite instances; they then auth into the admin console for both of these instances. They then navigate to the detail page for a G Suite ...
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Inserting Time Date into Google Sheets produces Numero sign №

I am trying to use the shortcut ⌘+Option+Shift+; to insert current date and time with Google Sheets on Chrome on MacOS Sierra. However, this produces the Numero sign №. I have searched the system (...
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What determines Google Drive upload speeds through a browser and what can make it faster?

I currently have access to a Gigabit Ethernet connection and have been trying to upload many terabytes of data to a Google Drive account. I have been clicking and dragging files to Google Drive ...
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