Disable new Chrome tab popups


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Since the latest chrome update.....has anyone noticed that annoying balloon that shows up when you hoover your mouse over the tab of a open browser.

If you want to get rid of it along with that annoying volume.exe popup when watching a video and you need to adjust the volume.....here's how.

Type chrome://flags/ in a new tab and search for: Tab Hover Cards (there's 2) and disable first one. Then search for; Hardware Media Key Handling and disable. Then relauch browser to take effect.
 
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Thanks @bassfisher6522 - I hadn't noticed this change until you mentioned it. I'm ok with it, but it does look quite different!

What's the volume.exe popup though when watching a video? I've not seen that yet? I had a look on YouTube but couldn't replicate it.
 
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Since the latest chrome update.....has anyone noticed that annoying balloon that shows up when you hoover your mouse over the tab of a open browser.

If you want to get rid of it along with that annoying volume.exe popup when watching a video and you need to adjust the volume.....here's how.

Type chrome://flags/ in a new tab and search for: Tab Hover Cards (there's 2) and disable first one. Then search for; Hardware Media Key Handling and disable. Then relauch browser to take effect.
Disabled both and it still the popups occure.
 
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That third key is that the: (Hardware media key handling)? I did this one a long time ago and it works for the volumn problem but I can't find the other third key you mentioned.
 
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After going back in and checking it again....seems that google has removed the 2nd Tab Hover Cards or combined them into one.

If you're still having issues....uninstall chrome and download a fresh copy and reinstall. Then go into flags and make changes.
 
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After reinstalling Chrome the two tabs appeared. Disabling them fixed it. Funny the volume popup stayed disabled. Thanks bassfisher6522, I thought I was really losing it in my old age.
 

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Glad to here.
For what ever reason....some updates don't go as they should and a complete removal and reinstall is needed. It happens.
 
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Chrome is slow to react. 5 min after my comments my volume popup's came back. Disabled them, should be good to go.
 

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