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Google's web browser available on both mobile and desktop platforms.

Google Chrome is the web browser developed by Google.

A new version of Google Chrome is released every six weeks. Chrome can update itself silently when a new version is released. The name "Chrome" comes from the term for the GUI in a web browser, chrome.

The correct name of the browser is Google Chrome.

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How to clear/flush the DNS cache in Google Chrome?

As you probably know Google Chrome has its own internal DNS cache. Is there a way to clear it without having to wait for the time out or close the browser?
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How to stop an automatic redirect from “http://” to “https://” in Chrome

I had something set up wacky in our DNS setup which is now resolved. The remaining problem is that chrome has cached the incorrect setup. Specifically, when using Chrome is now redirecting to (naked domain),…
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How can I make Chrome stop caching redirects?

I am working on a web application that is using redirects (for pretty URLs). I am trying to debug logic in the way the redirects are working. However Google Chrome keeps remembering the redirects and even after I change the code, redirecting the…
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How to remove one or all auto-complete text entries in Chrome?

Ok... so this is embarrassing. I typed in "boobs" on EncyclopediaDramatica's search because, well, it's a really funny page. But now I've got a problem... EVERY TIME I click a search field in Chrome now, it shows "boobs" as the first suggestion in…
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Clear cache for specific domain name in chrome

I want to clear the cache for a specific domain name in Chrome. Is there an extension or other method that I can use to do this?
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How to remove an entry from Chrome's Remembered URLs from the url bar?

I've got a URL in Chrome "" that autopopulates when I start typing "" into the URL bar. Note that this URL DOES NOT EXIST in my browser history (at chrome://history/#e=1&p=0) because it isn't a real site and therefore…
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Switching back to last *used* tab on Chrome

How do I toggle back to the last tab used in Chrome on Mac? Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab navigates the tabs in order. But I want to switch back and forth between two tabs similar to how how Cmd-Tab switches between the last two apps. There's a way…
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How to reload the page by emptying cache in Google Chrome?

I don't know what exactly it's called, by cache refresh I mean, refresh the page after clearing its cache. I don't want to clear the entire browser cache. I can't seem to cache refresh my pages. In Firefox, I know it to be Shift+Refresh. In Chrome,…
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How do I view, add or edit Cookies in Google Chrome?

I wish to view, add and edit the cookies of my google chrome. Can anyone suggest to me a way to do it?
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How to force refresh without cache in Google Chrome?

Does Chrome have an equivalent to Firefox's Ctrl+F5 refresh? I can't seem to find one. I changed my gravatar last night, and I can see the new one in Firefox after a Ctrl+F5 refresh, but Chrome seems to be stubbornly hanging on to the old Gravatar.…
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How can I clear cookies for a single site?

Sometimes a webapp breaks for whatever reason, and I need to clear my cookies in order to use it again. I wind up clearing all of my cookies, which is a pain, because I then have to log back in to all the sites I use. I've tried F12, and…
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How do I start Chrome using a specified "user profile"?

I use the new built-in "Users" feature of Chrome to switch between Home/Work accounts easily. However, Chrome remembers the "last" user profile you had selected when launching new windows. This is a problem if I close down my "Home" profile last,…
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How do I disable the warning Chrome gives if a security certificate is not trusted?

I want to know if it's possible to disable the warning you get in Chrome when you try to go to some HTTPS site that doesn't have a trusted certificate. I have a few sites in my bookmarks that use HTTPS but none of them have trusted certificates, so…
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Customize Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts?

I would like to customize keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome. For example, I would like to map the key combination Ctrl+Shift+W to the command "Close Other Tabs" instead of right-clicking on a tab (default command). Is there any setting in…
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Turn on the link hover statusbar in Google Chrome

I want to turn on the feature where whenever I hover over a hyperlink and in the bottom lefthand corner it shows a light blue hover tooltip about where that link goes. It looks like that since some days this earlier always-on feature is missing…
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