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This is a discussion on AdSweep.crx extension for Chrome within the Chrome Plugins section, part of the Google Chrome category: Hello, The AdSweep.crx extension for Chrome is ready for those of you who use the dev-channel ( adsweep!org/AdSweep!crx). To install ...

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Hello,

The AdSweep.crx extension for Chrome is ready for those of you who use the dev-channel ( adsweep!org/AdSweep!crx). To install the extension, close Chrome, open the command prompt, go to the directory where you have your Chrome installation (where chrome.exe resides), and type:
Code:
chrome.exe --install-extension="C:\path\to\AdSweep.crx"
Then, open the properties of your Chrome shortcut, remove your current command flags and use this one instead:
Code:
--enable-extensions
You can start Chrome and access chrome-ui://extensions/ to see AdSweep listed. Then you can access a web site that is famous for having lots of ads (e.g. digg!com )
Enjoy!

2. Thanks alot! I was wondering how to install the .crx extension files. But, do you know how to install multiple ones at the same time?

3. Thanks ...

But had already got this installed as a Chrome User Script ....

4. Yeah, me too, but its still good to know how to install a crx extension file.

5. Perhaps its me ...

Not sure whether the post actually explains how to get it and install it all that clearly ...

Mind you have just come in from a friends 'stag night' !!!!

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Hi guys, did you run into troubles installing the extension? I think using the first snippet above allow to install several extensions side-by-side with no conflict, however, the extension framework is still under development in Chrome. If you need help, please let me know!

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Thanks for the guide, calande. I was able to get the extension installed. First I had to switch to the dev channel, and that was difficult because after I switched, it said I had to restart chrome for it to update. I kept restarting chrome and it kept saying to restart so it could update, then I realized I had two chrome.exe processes still running in the background for some reason. so I terminated those and it was able to update fine. after that your instructions were easy to follow. I'm wondering why instructions for the extension aren't up on the developers page. I had to come here to figure out how to install it

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I known...Chrome is still beta software (like Gmail, LOL!)

9. Nearly 50% of Google's current products are still in Beta !!!

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Originally Posted by calande
Hi guys, did you run into troubles installing the extension? I think using the first snippet above allow to install several extensions side-by-side with no conflict, however, the extension framework is still under development in Chrome. If you need help, please let me know!
i know you sent out this reply a few months back but could you give me a walk through on how to install extensions for Chrome. because i have received an xmarks installer file which is a crx. file and have no clue on how to install it

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