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If you download multiple files from Google Chrome Browser, chances are, you are creating a path for the transfer of harmful viruses, malware etc. to your computer. For example, you may have witnessed an extra file getting downloaded along with files that you set for download. Some of these unwanted files can carry harmful objects with them. And hence, it is imperative to know about the stuff being downloaded and ways to deal with it.
The Google Chrome web browser offers you a choice of languages to view web pages in. If you wish to change Chrome's default languages, go to the settings at the top-right corner. Find the Languages section under 'Advanced' Settings. Click to enlarge and see the order of preference set for the languages in Google Chrome. Click on Add Languages to add the language you prefer.
The ‘about’ command is a unique command in the sense that it is supported across all browsers alike. Performing the ‘about:blank’ command in all browsers, be it Chrome, Safari or Firefox, will display a totally blank page. A lot of people use the ‘about:blank’ page as their homepage. If you haven’t seen the ‘about:blank’ page, then you can have a look at it right now. Just type the words ‘about:blank’ in the address bar of your web browser and hit Enter.
The Mozilla Firefox, like several other web browsers, keeps a log of all the searches that you make online. It then uses keywords from it to prompt you with suggestions on succeeding uses of the browser. But although this provides a lot of conveniences - both to you and your browser - it can also jeopardise your security and prove to be harmful if not managed properly. And hence, you may wish to trash the search history from Firefox web browser.
Google Chrome Task Manager provides a list of all the active web pages in your browser, along with the details about each. The details include statistics like the network usage, amount of memory and CPU being used by a site or process. Through the Task Manager, you can get to know about the webpage that is hogging and causing a problem as it shows the extension of such a page. Once identified, such web pages can easily be killed.
Has it ever happened to you that you lent your computer to someone for a short time and when you got it back, the settings in your Google Chrome Browser were in a mess? They might have logged you out of your e-mail, social network or website accounts and signed-in to theirs, or, might have searched words that now show up as suggested searches when you use your browser.