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Windows 7: Trying out Chrome

25 Mar 2013   #1
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 
Trying out Chrome

Not sure where to ask this, so I thought General Discussion would be fine.

I'm giving Chrome a try & it seems to be going along ok, I just have 2 questions as of right now though.
1. How do I bring my IE bookmarks into Chrome?
2. When using IE; in the Taskbar, I can see how many tabs are open & if I hover my cursor over the icon, I get a pop-up of each tab so I can just select which to see right away (attached picture). Is there a setting in Chrome which will do the same thing?




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25 Mar 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello CJW,

Q1) The tutorial below can help show you how to import favorites from IE into Chrome.
Chrome Browser - Import Favorites from Internet Explorer
Q2) Not sure about taskbar thumbnail previews for Chrome since they have been removed in Windows 7 in the newer versions of Chrome.

Hope this helps some. :)
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25 Mar 2013   #3
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

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26 Mar 2013   #4
PCTechie

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

1) You can directly import bookmarks from IE.

Click on 'Wrench' icon. Bookmarks>Import bookmarks and settings.
You can manually select Browsing history, Favorites/Bookmarks, Saved passwords, Search engines.

2) I am not sure about tab previews.
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28 Mar 2013   #5
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

BrightBlessings:

Thanks for the link. Unfortunately, the instructions did not work for me
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28 Mar 2013   #6
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

The aero peek tabs no longer work in chrome as the flag was removed a few releases ago, at least on the stable build anyway.

Danny
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29 Mar 2013   #7
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

Favorites imported into Chrome :)
The Aero Peek Tabs being removed is a disappointment , I really like the feature.
Thanks for the help everyone.
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29 Mar 2013   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hopefully they'll add it back to Chrome in a future update.
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