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Win XP Pro and Google Chrome

by uhoh_num2 / December 14, 2012 10:18 PM PST

Mornin' All,

Laptop is running win xp pro sp 3. The owner has google chrome as the default browser.

Question: I want to get the "File" "Edit" "View" etc. menu bar to show for ease of use. How do I?

What I've tried: Most of the internet help searches, Chrome Help (yea...right), and am waiting a plea reply from the guys at the win xp forum on Technet.

Anyone have any ideas? This is not my computer and NO! I'm not going to trash a browser on someone elses 'puter.

Thanks for the help in advance


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Google Chrome Menu
by JiniOnline / December 17, 2012 7:28 PM PST

Google Chrome have menus in Paper Control below to minimize/maximize/close (upper right corner) button to control features and actions.
No other option for the menus.

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Win XP Pro and Google Chrome Realizations
by uhoh_num2 / December 18, 2012 8:08 PM PST
In reply to: Google Chrome Menu


Thanks for the reply and read of the Google diatribe...little frustrating. I'm used to being able to have the tools I need handy. Hopefully, maybe, wishingly (just invented that word), the coders at Google Chrome read this also and MAYBE give it a consideration.

Thanks again


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From the looks of it
by Jimmy Greystone / December 15, 2012 12:52 AM PST

From the looks of it, Google never bothered coding one in. There may be an extension to add one, but there doesn't appear to be anything in Chrome proper for this.

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Win XP Pro and Google Chrome Realizations
by uhoh_num2 / December 18, 2012 7:58 PM PST
In reply to: From the looks of it


Thank you sir. I've figgered' out the limitations, overall like the browser, DON'T like this however.



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There's always Firefox
by Jimmy Greystone / December 19, 2012 10:54 PM PST

There's always Firefox. You have to manually enable it, but it's still there.

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See the three horizontal lines icon
by wpgwpg / December 15, 2012 1:03 AM PST

at the far right of the address bar. When you click that, the 5th line down says "Edit Cut Copy Paste". You could also use CTRL-X, CTRL-C, CTRL-V, or just right click. Those are your options. There is no tool bar.

Good luck.


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Hey that's the same as my Android Chrome!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2012 1:07 AM PST

Wow, nice way to learn to use Chrome everywhere.

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Win XP Pro and Google Chrome Realizations
by uhoh_num2 / December 18, 2012 8:03 PM PST


I agree...good thing I spent my quality time with fruitless efforts...on the browser that is...y'all - No! Gotta laugh though...think I'll do what you do...sit back and read what frustrations others are going thru with Google Chrome (not all progs are the same...kinda like snowflakes...they're all different)

Thanks for the reply


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