Downloaded image auto opening? That’s what I noticed recently. It was not happening earlier, but recently when I started downloading any images on Google Chrome browser that image started auto opening on windows image viewer application (Photos). If you are also facing the same issue, then here is the solution.
Initially, I thought it was due to some windows update because few days before my PC upgraded my operating system, so I thought during the recent update this changes came like that I thought. But after searching for a solution, I noticed it’s not due to Windows OS, but it’s due to chrome browser.
If you are using Google Chrome as your default browser, then you will notice that–clicking on any mailto: links will open either in Gmail.com website or it does nothing. The behavior what it needs to be done when clicking on those special links is termed as protocols, and the programs they use are called handlers.
In my previous post, I have mentioned about the news that chrome removed Instant Extended API Flag from the latest version. If you are one of the them who use that option to remove Google search box from the new tab page, then here is a chrome extension called “Replace New Tab Page” to remove this new tab design.
Google Chrome team released a new stable channel update yesterday, that is on 20 Feb 2014. In this update as usual they fixed some security bugs and removed few features. Which includes one of the most popular flag, Instant Extended API. This flag is used remove the new Google search box which is placed on Google chrome new Tab.
KeePass user? if you use KeePass software to store username and password for your online account, then here is a Google Chrome browser extension called ChromeIPass to integrate with KeePass application. Once you integrate your KeePass with Chrome, you will be able to fill login details automatically on your chrome browser.
Chrome added Browser Reset feature to their chrome browser. Now user can easily reset the chrome browser settings back to default settings. Here what you need to know about this feature.
How many times you have encountered web pages which automatically plays video, songs or uses your web cam without your knowledge? and how much you struggled to find out those tabs? I personally faced many times a week finding such noisy tabs in my browser. From now onwards you don’t need to struggle to find such tabs. Because, Google chrome browser bringing a new update where you can easily identify tabs which are playing songs, videos or using webcam.
Google chrome official blog announced that, they will soon stop supporting extensions hosted outside the Google store. According to their announcement, bad users abused there system (where users can install extensions outside the store). They even received many complaints regarding this. What happening is, some of the google chrome extensions hosted outside the Google store installing the extensions by bypassing the prompt to silently install malicious extensions. Which thereby alters the default settings of the chrome browser and thus causes bad user experience.