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  1. expatCanuck

    Question Fully disable Chrome form entry recording?

    Maybe I'm just noticing it now, but Chrome (on my Win10 laptop) appears to have started recording all online form entry, and autosuggests entries when I complete a new form with similar fields. Chrome Version 108.0.5359.99 (Official Build) (64-bit) Is it possible to fully disable Chrome...
  2. T

    Question Recently, I changed Windows 7 to 10. Facing Issue with chrome.

    whenever i use google chrome on my system F12 key is automatically open whenever I press enter after that whenever i type something and press enter function twelfth key is enabled again I have used chrome extension to fix this problem, but I am getting this problem again and again I have...
  3. ClassV

    [SOLVED] PC freezes if no processes are running, needs to be rebooted

    I've had this problem for a while, and it seemed to stop itself, although now it has come back in the past couple days a bit more consistently. Basically if I don't have a game, discord, or a video/stream playing, my computer runs the chance of just freezing all my screens and needing to be...
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    Question Particular site blocked only by Chrome

    Greetings Recently chrome has been updated and after the update a particular site when opened in chrome shows that web page is blocked. Initially I thought it was an issue with my pc so I tried on another pc but same. Then I tried to open the same site on other web browsers, Edge, Opera and...
  5. W

    Question Not enough memory when scroll the Facebook

    I’ve encountered the following situation. I’m an admin of large Facebook group where 20-30 posts are published every day. My objective is to like-comment posts for last three months. Unfortunately, I haven’t found any way how I could sort posts in group by specific date. So the only way to get...
  6. P

    [SOLVED] Windows 11 and Chrome

    I have used Chrome for many years without an issue. All of a sudden it will not speak when I ask it a question. It will if I type the question. I am using Edge which speaks when I ask a question like Chrome used to do. At times I need two browsers. I have tried SFC, DISM, and more. Even...
  7. C

    Question Screen stutter issue with Google Chrome and other browsers !

    hello , yes i know this question was asked and got solution except .. it didnt work for me , i try 3 of these steps : " Try running dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth in cmd and sfc /scannow in cmd aswell, also try running chkdsk. " but it didnt work so if there is a way please do tell...
  8. T

    Question Weirdly slow/slow internet on one device

    The internet in my desktop, my main machine, is very unreliable. Websites time out when trying to log in, YouTube vidoes buffer constantly, etc. My internet itself seems fine. Verizion FIOS, 1gig connection. Speedtests all come back in the high 800mpbs. No problem streaming 4k content on my tv...
  9. TheFlash1300

    Question What files does Software Reporter Tool send to Google?

    There is a process called the "Software Reporter Tool", part of Google Chrome. I heard that the process scans not only the Chrome browser, the Chrome history, and the Chrome extensions I use, but all files, everything on my SSD. Is this true? If I have important, copyrighted files, are they...
  10. TheFlash1300

    Question How to prevent Chrome's webpages from restarting after some time of inactivity?

    Hello. I use Google Chrome for browsing. When I open 3 tabs, for example, and I work only with the 3rd tab, while the other 2 tabs are kept inactive, once I stop working on the 3rd tab, and click on tab 1 and tab 2, they will restart themselves, the webpages will be restarted, and I will lose...
  11. yurid13

    [SOLVED] Out of memory

    So, sometimes when I've got a lot of chrome pages open my browser will say it is out of memory and will stop responding. The thing is, I have 16gbs of ram and when I check the task manager it states that only half of that is being used. Also, when I'm gaming and using discord, sometimes discord...
  12. TheFlash1300

    Discussion How long is Chrome history saved for?

    Hello. Can someone tell me for how long does Google Chrome keeps your history? Is the history kept forever, meaning you can have access to your past browser history at any time, or does old history get erased after X time? Is there a way to make Chrome keep my browsing history for as long as i...
  13. P

    [SOLVED] Every .exe file opens Microsoft Edge

    A friend ran a batch script and used the Assoc command to associate every .exe with Microsoft Edge... I'm struggling to revert this. How can I fix this?
  14. Harshana_Leel

    [SOLVED] Google Chrome uses almost CPU load.

    This happened once after I install a game. It may be something with DirectX installation with the game.
  15. D

    [SOLVED] Identifying a malicious Chrome extension

    I use several browser extensions on Chrome and recently realized that one of them is responsible for installing a malicious search engine called "SearchNet". For obvious reasons I want to get rid of the extension, but removing them one by one while reseting all my browser preferences is not a...
  16. M

    Question What is the browser that does not have any caching?

    So-called privacy browsers are not enough. They still keep my browsing info and search strings I typed on my personal computer. You might say "Just use Chrome and, to turn off browsing history, change settings as in https://www.wikihow.com/Turn-Off-Browsing-History-on-Chrome" But that's...
  17. T

    [SOLVED] How do I turn off Firefox needing Windows credentials to export passwords? Happens in Chrome too, so I think it's a Windows issue.

    So, I think this may be a Windows thing because it happens in Chrome too. Every few months I like to export my passwords and bookmarks to a portable SSD just to have backed up. Now, when I go to export my passwords into an Excel file, it asks for my Windows login credentials. I 100% know my...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] 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...
  20. 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
  21. OMGiTxREALHASSAN

    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...
  22. A

    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...
  23. W

    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...
  24. [SOLVED] 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...
  25. 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
  26. 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  28. Jamezz2

    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. C

    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...
  33. C

    [SOLVED] 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
  34. prsnr

    [SOLVED] 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...
  35. D

    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...
  36. B

    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. _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...