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Old 22-08-2021, 12:34   #1
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Google Chrome Question

I wish to start to use Google chrome as my main browser over Firefox as im now finding it faster in many ways.

My question is how do i get rid of all the current bookmarks so i can import all the upto date ones from firefox?

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Old 22-08-2021, 13:07   #2
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Re: Google Chrome Question

If you are talking about the bookmarks you have on your current Chrome can't you just delete the chrome bookmarks folder?

I use a chromebook and in the settings > bookmarks option you can choose to have a "Bookmark" tab which makes it a way to delete all chrome bookmarks listed in one simple action.

I did it this way when I decided to ditch Firefox on my laptop but wanted to transfer all my historic ( and current ) bookmarks to my much faster chromebook.

The only thing I would want to check is whether both sets of Bookmarks weren't set up to sync? Don't know if that would even be possible but I would hate any sync action to result in your deleting all your bookmarks.
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Old 22-08-2021, 15:06   #3
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Re: Google Chrome Question

I know I'm not helping with your question but I recommend using either Microsoft Edge or Vivaldi, both are Chromium based browsers which can use the Chrome store for add-ons and are far better than Google Chrome and all the crap that comes with that.
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Old 22-08-2021, 17:13   #4
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Re: Google Chrome Question

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I know I'm not helping with your question but I recommend using either Microsoft Edge or Vivaldi, both are Chromium based browsers which can use the Chrome store for add-ons and are far better than Google Chrome and all the crap that comes with that.
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I'm addicted to Vivaldi now since installing Vivaldi for Android, the speed dial is fantastic.
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All sorted now thanks guys.
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Re: Google Chrome Question

Is there such thing as a statusbar that can be downloaded as an extension that will show the progress of a website loading for example like in firefox?

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Re: Google Chrome Question

I can't find anything for Chrome but Vivaldi has that option in the settings, if you ever decide to give it a go without all the Google crap that comes with Chrome.

Most of my webpages load instantly though so i hardly see it.
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Most of my webpages load instantly though so i hardly see it.
I must admit I was puzzled as to what pages he is looking at that require a 'loading bar' to be displayed
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I must admit I was puzzled as to what pages he is looking at that require a 'loading bar' to be displayed
Especially with a 1 gig connection.
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Is this one of those much quoted unplug and reboot situations?

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He maybe has a combination of 4 firewalls and 8 different anti virus products
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