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Different display when adding bookmark

  1. #1


    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1

    Different display when adding bookmark


    I am using Google Chrome.

    When I click the yellow star to add bookmark, this display appears

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    How to change it to this display ?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    I use chrome too, and I hate this feature because it makes navigation *slow*
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  3. #3



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,288
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    The top one is Chromes "Windows 8 Mode"(full screen tablet mode) the bottom is "Windows desktop Mode", just go to the hamburger icon and change modes.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    The top one is Chromes "Windows 8 Mode"(full screen tablet mode) the bottom is "Windows desktop Mode", just go to the hamburger icon and change modes.
    I can't locate the hamburger icon, where is it?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 156
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit


    Hello, it is the wrench icon located at the top right just below the close button.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by windows8use View Post
    Hello, it is the wrench icon located at the top right just below the close button.
    There is no wrench icon below the close button.

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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


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  8. #8


    UK
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1


    looks like the new chrome bookmarks feature

    chrome://flags
    look for Enable Enhanced Bookmarks
    Change this to be disabled
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  9. #9


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by paulsalter View Post
    looks like the new chrome bookmarks feature

    chrome://flags
    look for Enable Enhanced Bookmarks
    Change this to be disabled
    Hey dude that worked, thanks so much!!

    edit:
    If u guys are curious which one to disable here is a direct link:
    chrome://flags/#enhanced-bookmarks-experiment
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  10. #10


    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks for all answers, problem finally solved.

    This link explains the procedure in detail:

    How to Disable Chrome's New 'Stars' Bookmark Manager
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