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Chrome Hacks

Chrome is a fantastic browser and has so many hacks that if we set to explore it can take a long time to explore them. I have shared a few of my favorites here

Add the following command line switches

Go to “Properties” of Chrome.
Go to “Target” box and add your –command-line-switch-of-choice after “C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe”

# Single Process : All open tabs run in a single process, thus freeing up memory for other applications.
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –single-process

# Add Memory Purge button to Chrome’s Task Manager
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –purge-memory-button

Launch Website as App
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –app=https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig

Specify the initial window position: –window-position=x,y
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –window-position

Specify the initial window size: –window-size=w,h
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –window-size
Tip# : You can get your current browser window size from BrowserSize

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