Browser friendly settings - Chrome on Mac

Standard browser settings for use with UWM pages.



 Reset your clock

1. Click the Time in the upper-right corner, and choose Open Date & Time Preferences.

2. Select Date & Time.


3. Change the time to the correct time or Check the box for Set date and time automatically and choose the appropriate one from the list.

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 Make English the top language

1. Click the Customize and Control Google Chrome button .

2. Click Settings.


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

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4. Under Languages, select Language and input settings...


5. Select English(United States) then click Done at the bottom.

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 Allow cookies

1. Click the Customize and Control Google Chrome button .

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).

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 Delete the cache

1. Click the Customize and Control Google Chrome button .

2. Select Settings.

3. Within the History menu, select Clear browsing data.


4. In the dialog that appears, select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove.

5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.

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... at the bottom of the page.

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. Click the Apple menu.

2. Click System Preferences.


3. Select the Java icon.


4. If a Java update is available, click Install to automatically download and install the update.

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 Disable extensions

1. Click the Customize and Control Google Chrome button .

2. Click Settings.

3. Select the Extensions menu on the left side of the screen.


4. Uncheck all Enabled boxes or 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.

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Keywords:browser, friendly settings, browser settings, cache, cookies, troubleshooting, basic, google chrome, chrome, mac   Doc ID:47571
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-02-24 16:56 CDTUpdated:2016-09-09 11:07 CDT
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