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    Question Constant temp login

    Hi all, Very strange issue going on with multiple problems. I was moving data from a customer's old laptop to his new one. Removed the hdd and did the transfer like I've done hundreds of times before. Put the hdd back in, and his old laptop failed to boot, giving an ntfs error. Windows...
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    Laptop recommendations for SIM card usage and WhatsApp

    Greetings, My company needs a laptop which you can insert a SIM card for using non-business WhatsApp like it was a mobile phone. The point of getting SIM card capeable laptop is that, it would act as a mobile device with big screen and mouse/keyboard support so that you can log in to WhatsApp...
  3. Vatanaz

    Question Windows 10 ver. 1607, Google Chrome and emoji

    Hello! Is it possible to do something with fonts without updating/reinstalling the operating system and without using third-party extensions for chrome? For example - https://emojipedia.org/unicode-11.0/ None of the emojis are visible (in chrome). View: https://i.imgur.com/zCwZHhv.jpg
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    Fourms.Tomshardware.com not opening!!!

    So I don't know where to put this one so I'm posting it here. Basically, this forum is not opening in my PC weather which ever browser I tried the result was same,it was like "can't access it because of too many redirects, try clearing your cache". I tried to clear my CHROME's cache but still...
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    Question Chrome Downgrade: Can't Restore Backed Up Cookie and Password Files

    Recent versions of Chrome have been a disaster, crashing constantly and frequently taking windows with it. I backed up everything in C:\Users\me\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data. I uninstalled the current version of Google and installed a recent version (86.0.42x). I then copied the cookie...
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    Question Google Chrome Consuming unnecessary CPU Power

    https://prnt.sc/1qml30v Please check image During startup, chrome start using CPU about 50% but after closing the task using task manager It is fine after that. This task runs separate not the main google chrome process. both run as a different process. Tried uninstallation of chrome but no...
  7. Question Youtube video quality looks better with Nvidia GPU than the iGPU

    So I noticed this morning while playing a 4k 60 fps video on YouTube that by default chrome was using intel GPU of laptop to render the video (in task manager Intel GPU shows 30% usage while nvidia 0%) so I thought why not nvidia GPU for video playback and went to the windows graphics settings...
  8. TomOfTomsHardware

    Question Google Chrome Going Crazy?!

    Hi all, A single instance, with a single tab open, on the Chrome homepage, is showing as 20+ incidences of chrome simultaneously in task manager. I thought it was malware, but have reinstalled with no luck. Thanks for the help/ideas! Tom
  9. gerero000

    Question Disable Google Chrome Update Notification

    Hi I stopped updating Chrome for a while now (Chrome related services disabled) but now every time i open chrome it shows me the update notification (right upper corner). Is there a way to disable it? without updating of course Here's a link for pics...
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    Question How does Chrome know which passwords have been compromised?

    Wasn't sure which board to post this question. Majority of my passwords are unique for each site, so if something is breached it can't cascade to other accounts. When I log into one particular site using Chrome, I get an alert telling me my password was found in a data breach and should be...
  11. Jamezz2

    Question Chrome automatically types in phrase in website search bar

    For a long time, i'd say close to a year at least, everytime I open or reload a page on narescue.com it automatically types in "gloves" in the search bar on the site. It's very annoying, every single time I reload a page, open a new page, anything, it auto types it in. It does it regardless of...
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    Question Only Youtube is my buffering problem...

    I see all kinds of problems and fixes for my constant buffering on YT, but I thinks this is a next level problem. I play a video, goes on for 30-60 seconds and won't preload further and then buffers infinitely. I go back 5 seconds and then it will preload again and I can watch for another 20...
  13. iamjudebot

    Question YouTube buffers quickly at the start and then just stops

    I've been having a really weird problem when I watch YouTube on my pc. Basically, whenever I play a video it buffers quickly like the grey bar jumps really far out and creates a sizeable gap over where I'm currently at on the video but then it just stops moving. When the red bar catches up to...
  14. nazareneisrael

    [SOLVED] OT: Google Chrome Eating 9GB RAM with one tab open and NO extensions

    Hi. I hope I am posting in the right area of the forum. My daily driver and Zoom partner is my old video capture rig, which is a Core i7-6700 CPU on an MSI Z170A MB with 32 GB RAM. I reformated C:\ about 3 months ago (which is like pulling teeth because of all the programs I have to reinstall...
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    Info My fix for Chrome unable to open because of side by side error.

    Today I had a problem with my chrome opening, I tried to run the shortcuts and the exe's but side-by-side errors popped up. I checked the chrome files (C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome) but couldn't find anything. I then went into the temp files (C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Temp) and saw...
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    Question Password Chrome

    What is saver? Google/Chrome sync turned on and passwords in Chrome are saved to Google Account. CONVENIENT Passwords are only stored on Chrome on Windows 7 computer. Get Lastpass free pw manager and deactivate 1 and 2 Thanks
  17. prsnr

    Question High CPU and frozen picture when I ALT+TAB to a Chrome tab playing YouTube video ?

    So I was watching a YouTube video and I opened services.msc to check something. When I alt+tab back to the video, the picture was frozen for a bit while audio was still playing fine. I opened Task Manager and recorded a video with my phone, because I didn't want to slow down my laptop with a...
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    Question Chrome has a weird blank line glitch

    So lately, Chrome started showing this blank line every time i click on text on every site i go to . It has gotten annoying. I tried to uninstall chrome hoping it would work. Alas, it didn't. This forum won't let me post a gyazo gif so to put it simply, it's like my webpage is a word document...
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    Question Browsers not working on windows 10

    I downloaded Google Chrome after resetting my laptop, it worked normally for about a day and then randomly closed itself. When I try to open it, it opens for about a second then closes itself. Microsoft edge still worked so I downloaded Firefox. Firefox is able to open but it won't search. I...
  20. Katynicole89

    Question Google Chrome - Aw Snap

    I get the Status_Access_Violation - Aw Snap Error on all Chrome (Dev, Beta, Stable, Chromium) browsers. I feel i've tried every possible solution listed online. I even bought new ram thinking it was possibly a ram issue. Any help would be SO much appreciated. Thank you so much :) Aw Snap Crash...
  21. bigbobsmith1968

    [SOLVED] Random Chrome shortcut appeared on Desktop ?

    Hello, a random chrome shortcut for a twitch channel named Mod's appeared on my desktop today. I know I did not create this shortcut because I have never been to this account before. If anyone has any suggestions on whether or not this is malware, and if so what to do about it. they would be...
  22. Maq47

    Question Xinput controller stalls Google Chrome while plugged in after reinstalling Windows 10

    I have a ZD-T408 xinput controller, and I have never had any software problems with it before until just recently., where, after completely reinstalling Windows 10 from scratch, connecting it with Chrome open results in the application stalling, and attempting to interact with it causes it to...
  23. _peo_

    [SOLVED] Peculiar issues with RAM - no idea how to proceed further

    Hi guys, I am at my wit's end - don't know how to proceed to isolate the issue. Please find my component list at the very end of this post. PREFACE I have been having issues (presumably) with my RAM - although I am not sure anymore. Let me preface it all by saying that prior to the start of...
  24. Dwika34

    [SOLVED] Why is my computer blacking out if i open numerous chrome tab?

    Hello recently i stumbled upon this problem with my pc that would black out with no cursor if my memory is full while opening a chrome tab aftter waiting for around 30 seconds the cursor would comeback and it would be back to normal. Previously it didnt do this, in fact i could open numerous...
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    [SOLVED] Can Chromebooks be a Vector for Windows Malware?

    Hi there. Ok, so used to be, I always reformatted a USB on a Mac (not quick format, I used the option that has 3 passes) before I insert it to my windows laptop/pc. I did this to lessen the chances of getting a virus from other windows computers since I occasionally needed to use the USB on...
  26. zafttttt

    [SOLVED] Programs tabbing / closing by itself

    So I'm having 2 separated problems. One is programs mostly games tabbing out by itself though I can still go back to the window and then another problem is the program closing by itself. The 2nd problem is happening in every program including google chrome. After the program was closed, the...
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    Question Not able to drag url shortcuts into phones folders through Windows 10 File Explorer and a USB-C

    When I try to drag an internet shortcut that is in a Windows 10 desktop folder to my Samsung S20+ Cell Phone, the desktop makes a dinging alert sound and the links do not paste (this also happened on another phone s9+ but was not an issue with Windows 7(. I do not know what the ding is since...
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    Question Factory Reset but kept my folders.

    I had some gpu issues on the last drivers up-date soo i decided to factory reset but keep my folders for now all good! Installed my stuff went to play and BOOM massive performance hit idk if it's something that went wrong or something carried over from the last time btw C where my windows is...
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    [SOLVED] Virus/Malware blocking my web browsers

    Whenever I open google chrome, or any other browser, the search engine is changed and set to some random one ive never heard of. First it was webcrawler.com, and now it loops into 3 of them and then 404 errors. I've been trying to get rid of this for the past 2 days and nothing seems to work...
  30. D

    Question Google Chrome and Mircosoft Edge both slow startup?

    Hello! First off, I wasn't sure where to post this thread so I'm sorry if I posted in the wrong category. Recently I've noticed Google Chrome takes about 10 seconds to open from a fresh boot (and even if I have closed down the program). I followed some guides on how to fix it by disabling...
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    [SOLVED] Switched display adapter to GPU and Chrome flickers occasionally

    My desktop runs an Intel i5-7600 with 16GB ram and an AMD R5 430 GPU. Previously, my monitor was plugged into the Intel motherboard using a VGA cable, connected to the Intel HD Graphics 630. Several days ago, I found a DP cable and thus switched the display connection to the AMD GPU. However...
  32. WhyChrome

    Question Mysterious chrome applications taking up CPU and Memory?

    On booting up, after a new minutes. Random chrome applications open up. I haven't opened chrome but they appear. If I 'end' them they will close and nothing will change, chrome will still function after closing them. https://ibb.co/wYtsyFR - The unusual chrome tabs taking up my CPU...
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    [SOLVED] Help with chrome virus

    When I restarted my computer and chrome popped up, a tab called "http://eaes.2track.info/" showed up. When I closed it, it opened a new app with pornography on it. Whenever I opened a tab, a new tab of http://eaes.2track.info/ opened as well. After 2 minutes, it stopped doing it, and I scanned...
  34. [SOLVED] Javascript doesn't work in any browser

    I've had this issue ever since I first got this PC, so I figured it's about time I try get it fixed. In every single browser I've ever used, I have found that certain scripting functions just blatantly will not work. I'm not technically knowledgeable enough to know which functions, I just know...
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    [SOLVED] Problems with Gmail Passwords, please help this teacher!

    I am a teacher at two different schools. I have three different gmail accounts, my personal and my two school gmails. I can't seem to figure out how I can stay signed in to all of them at the same time. Can anyone help me? Thanks.
  36. Cheat_

    [SOLVED] Browsers Won't Open - Virus Suspected

    For some reason when I open chrome, it opens into a "new tab" but it won't let me alt tab into it or click from the taskbar to open it, I have tried uninstalling chrome and using Microsoft Edge's new chromium browser, it was working perfect for a good two or so days, but now it's doing the same...
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    Question Issues with All Web Browsers

    I've been having issues with Google chrome lately, which could potentially be after I used a VPN. These issues also occur when using Microsoft Edge too. I've reinstalled Chrome and deleted the cache and also uninstalled unwated programs on my pc however webpages are still loading slowly or...
  38. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] What happens if you install chrome on a nvme ssd ?

    I installed chrome on nvme ssd and the refreshing of tabs and stuff is faster Is this because the nvme is directly connected to the motherboard or ? If you know any things about this topic be sure to inform me Thanks
  39. Giantatom

    Question Google chrome won’t open

    When i try to open google chrome it closes immediately. I’ve looked it up and none of the solutions I’ve tried have worked. I tried booting windows in safe mode and chrome did open. I have tried: Scanning for malware (With malwarebytes) Reinstalling chrome (With and without revo) Checking task...
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    Question Ram usage spikes to 99% then locks up pc, when practically doing nothing.

    Alright fellas i need help with an issue that has stumped me. I bought new ram like 2 weeks ago, 16gb corsair vengeance 2400mhz. Works perfect, i game with absolutely no issues. Past couple days i've been having some lockup issues. I'll be browsing chrome, watching something on VLC and then...