Chrome warns about known conflicts

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  1. Hungry Man

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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    I wish more security software checked for other incompatible programs. Sandboxie does this, Chrome can do this, and it's a great feature.
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Can you tell more about Chrome checking for incompatible programs?
     
  3. Hungry Man

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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Go to about:flags

    Check for known conflicts with 3rd party modules.
    Enables a background check that warns you when a software incompatibility is detected (ie. 3rd party modules that crash the browser).
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Uhhh... gulp!
     
  5. Hungry Man

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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Yeah. They're worth it...
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    I'm having a tough time getting past... "Jokes aside, your browser may delete all your data, or your security and privacy could be compromised in unexpected ways."
    Maybe I'll create a fresh image and go for it.
    Do you have the Check for known conflicts with 3rd party modules feature enabled, Hungry?
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Yes I do, among quite a few others.
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Okay, I just enabled the Chrome check for known conflicts with 3rd party modules.
    Any idea when the background check takes place, Hungry?
    When launching Chrome?
    Constantly?

    PS - Btw, I've asked a mod to break this off into a separate subject because I know it is OT. :)
     
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    Re: Which AVs are you running together?

    Alrighty, new topic for it.

    I assume it's when launching chrome as well as periodically but I really don't know.
     
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    Yes, it's much better to not have this topic mixed in with the other thread.

    Can you tell me, Hungry, have you ever been warned that a Chrome background check has detected a software incompatibility?

    And I wonder if, like Avira or some of the others I read about, the incompatible software is deleted? That would be a bit too aggressive.
     
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    Nope, never been warned.

    I doubt they would ever remove software that wasn't compatible.

    You may want to try out a few more about flags. I have these enabled:
    Preload Instant Search
    Smooth Scrolling
    Prerender From Omnibox
    Enable shortcuts in the omnibox
     
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    I will definitely look into them, and will (surprise!) post back if questions. :)

    Btw, enabling 'Check for known conflicts with 3rd party modules' did not stick on one of my machines.

    Upon relaunch, it was still not enabled... and I had made sure when enabling it to first disable forced programs in SBIE before opening Chrome.

    I'll see if it sticks this time, when I get around to relaunching.
     
  13. Hungry Man

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    Hm. Alright, good luck.
     
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    As long as it's specific, not over-generalizing, I think these are great features.
     
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    I don't see Smooth Scrolling on the flags list.
     
  16. Hungry Man

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    I'm on 15, you must be on 14.
     
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    That must be it. Thanks.
     
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    Yeah, for whatever reason, enabling 'Check for known conflicts with 3rd party modules' still does not stick on one of my machines. :(
     
  19. Hungry Man

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    Very strange. No clue why.
     
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    Yes, apparently they're still working on porting it.
     
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    Excellent document, vasa1. Thanks for posting.
    I'll keep an eye out for the red dot (or now the exclamation point).
    :)
     
  23. vasa1

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    for dlls o_O?
     
  24. Hungry Man

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    For conflicts in general, which is why it's changed from about:dlls to about:conflicts.
     
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