Posts Tagged ‘google chrome tips’

How to Disable the New Tab Page in Chrome

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Here’s an interesting trick; for some reason, I get a huge kick out of the fact that so many people want to undo the effects of browser upgrades.

If you are on the Google Chrome Stable channel you may have noticed that Google recently changed the new tab page in the web browser. The page now opens with the most visited sites and navigational elements on the right and bottom of the screen to switch to the web apps listing or bookmarks. The Internet and especially Google’s Help forum is full of users who want their old new tab page back and disable the new one.

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Disable Google Chrome’s Native PDF Viewer and Flash Plugin

Monday, November 7th, 2011

If you’re not all that fond of Chrome’s native PDF view or flash plug-in, here’s how to get rid of them …

When you look at Google Chrome’s feature set and compare it to that of other browsers like Opera, Internet Explorer or Firefox, you will come to the conclusion that web browsers are more alike than they are different. Two items that will definitely be on the list are the built-in PDF viewer and the native Adobe Flash plugin. (Firefox may get a native pdf viewer in future versions)

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Why are Two Flash Player Plugins Running in Google Chrome?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Here’s an interesting security tip for Google Chrome users …

Most users of the Google Chrome web browser know that Google has integrated Adobe’s Flash Player in cooperation with Adobe into the web browser. The core advantage here is that Google can update the Flash plugin in the browser for its users. That’s a stark contrast to other web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera, where the user has to make sure that Flash updates are installed in a timely manner to protect the computer system from possible exploits and attacks.

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5 Google Chrome Tips

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Here are some simple-yet-useful tricks for Google Chrome users …

In the comments to Tips to Master Google Chrome you told us to post more Chrome tips. This article offers five Chrome tips that you may not have heard about before. These little tips help you in your daily Chrome routine, they may speed up things further or highlight a feature that may help you in another way.

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Tips to Master Google Chrome

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Here are a couple of simple-yet-useful pointers that might come in handy for new users of Google Chrome …

Google Chrome is one of the leading web browsers and it has become increasingly popular with tech savvy folks as well as those who aren’t quite as tech savvy. The simplicity, usability and technicality make it one of the best browsers. Google Chrome is compatible with almost all the Operating Systems such as Windows, Mac or Linux. Google Chrome, though very simple to use, has a lot of features which are unknown and untested by many users. These features can enhance the usability of the browser and provide you with greater efficiency when browsing the web. Following are a few tips which can be used to enhance the performance of the Chrome web browser.

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Disable This Type of File Can Harm Your Computer in Google Chrome

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

The “This type of file can harm your computer” prompt really doesn’t bother me all that much … but here’s how to get rid of it if it bothers you …

Whenever you try to download an executable file in Google Chrome you are presented with the following confirmation prompt at the bottom of the browser: “This type of file can harm your computer. Are you sure you want to download..”. A save or discard prompt is displayed giving the user the option to either save the file to the local hard drive or discard the download. It still means that users need to move the mouse down to the prompt to select an option.

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