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Windows 7: Can't right click for Chrome incognito mode any more

25 Jan 2013   #1
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 
Can't right click for Chrome incognito mode any more

I've got Chrome pinned to my taskbar. Used to be able to right click the icon there and choose the normal window or incognito mode. Now when I right click all I get is the normal option. The keyboard shortcut works and so does the Chrome menu. I've tried uninstalling Chrome and reinstalling, same with the beta. This just started happening today, what gives?


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26 Jan 2013   #2
Vaper

Windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

Mine still has both incognito and normal options in the tasks list.
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26 Jan 2013   #3
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hey colonel,

Try this fix if you havent already:

Google Groups

hope this helps

cheers

Dave
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26 Jan 2013   #4
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 

Thanks guys but I probably didn't explain my problem well enough. Here's the little window that pops up when I right click:

Name:  chrome.png
Views: 4
Size:  27.8 KB

I'm guessing Google simply decided to remove the incognito option because it used to be there. As you see, what's there now is an option to only open a regular window. Like I said, I can still open incognito windows but I prefer the ultra lazy way with the right-click.

This is what I hate about cloud-based stuff, you are totally at the cloud's mercy.


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27 Jan 2013   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello, have a look at the posts on this thread. The troubleshooting listed in 1st post has been reported to work, and the suggestions in the replies might also be possibilities. this is a Windows 7 jump list issue.

https://productforums.google.com/for...me/ZndA1KfjSKQ

A Guy
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27 Jan 2013   #6
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 

A Guy - Awesome, that did it. Big thanks for that and for letting me know it's called a jump list.
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27 Jan 2013   #7
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome. Feel free to call me Bill

A Guy
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