Problem When launching google chrome and searching using google on google chrome you get a lot of pop ups and other advertising happening. This happens even when there should not be any advertising. Cause This is commonly caused by adware on your machine. Adware is a piece of software that is downloaded alongside another piece… Continue reading Chrome reset for adware issues
“Missing Plug-in” for Flash content in Google Chrome
Problem When attempting to watch flash content such as videos from YouTube, you see “Missing Plug-in” where the video should be playing. Solution Reinstall Flash Player for Google Chrome.
Reinstall Flash Player for Google Chrome
In Google Chrome, type chrome://plugins into the address bar and press Enter. Find “Flash” in the list and click the Disable link underneath it. Go to the following link: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Uncheck any checkboxes to install additional software. Click the “Download now” button. A file should download. Run it and follow the prompts to install Flash Player.
Set Default Web Browser on Mac
To set your default web browser: Open Safari. On the top menu click Safari, then Preferences. Click the General button at the top. Change the first option, “Default web browser” to your preferred browser.
How to Reset Google Chrome
To reset Google Chrome to defaults, follow these instructions: Make sure Google Chrome is closed. Press the Windows key + R to bring up the run dialog. Windows Vista, 7, 8 or newer: Type in the following and press Enter: %localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\ Windows XP: Type in the following and press Enter: %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\ Press Ctrl… Continue reading How to Reset Google Chrome