Browser friendly settings - Chrome 27 and up on Windows

Standard browser settings for use with UWM pages.


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 Reset your clock

1. Click the time at lower right hand corner of the desktop. Click Change date and time settings...


2. Click Change Time Zone.


3. Make sure the time zone is correct for your local time - for Milwaukee, choose (UTC -06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) from the drop-down menu.

4. Ensure that the box Automatically adjust clock for Daylight Saving Time is checked.


5. Click Change date and time...


6. Adjust Date and Time (as close to the minute as possible).

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 Make English the top language

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top right corner of the screen .

2. Click Settings.

3. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom of the screen.

4. Click Language and input settings...

5. Here you can change the language that Google Chrome is displayed in.


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 Allow cookies

1.  Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top right corner of the screen .

2. Click Settings.

3. Click Show advanced settings... at the bottom of the page.


4. Under Privacy click Content settings...

5. Under Cookies click Allow local data to be set (recommended).


Click Done.

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 Delete the cache

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top right corner of the screen .

2. Click History.


3. Click Clear browsing data.

4. Change the dropdown box for obliteration to: the beginning of time.

5. Check the boxes that apply.

6. Click Clear browsing data.

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 Update content settings

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button .

2. Click Settings.

3. Click Show advanced settings...

4. Under Privacy click Content settings...

5. Under JavaScript click Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended).


6. Click Done.

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 Update Java

1. Type http://java.com/en/download/ in the url bar.

2. Click Free Java Download.


3. Click Agree and Start Free Download.

4. Open the downloaded Java package.

 

5. Click Install.

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 Disable extensions

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button  .

2. Click Settings.

4. Open the Extensions tab.

5. Uncheck the box labeled, Enabled, for each extension.

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 Issues with PDFs
  1. Open Adobe Reader.
  2. Click the Edit menu.
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Under General, click Select Default PDF Handler.
  5. Ensure Adobe Reader is selected, then click Apply.
  6. Once completed, you will have to restart your computer.







Keywords:browser, friendly settings, browser settings, cache, cookies, troubleshooting, basic, google chrome, chrome   Doc ID:47548
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-02-24 15:11 CDTUpdated:2016-07-06 14:55 CDT
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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