I wish they at least warned us before hand. If I was still in the flashcard-making phase of my life I would be incredibly mad about this. It's a huge hassle and slows down my work and usage of my laptop dramatically as I can't switch between apps like I used to be able to. So, uninstalled and downloaded latest install for Chrome. I currently don't have access to a second screen and found having the adjustable divider very convenient, especially when designing web sites.
If you tried fixing this issue by - 1. How more people aren't angry about this is surprising. Adding a Chrome shortcut to the Windows 8. Tried many times but will not install? Read it here in details - Like on Facebook -. This was not straight forward as I had upgraded to Win 8. Or Can't Start Google chrome at all on Windows 7, windows 8 or 8. Some form of warning would have been nice; or better yet, a vote on whether or not we even want to get rid of it.
Even reinstalled Chrome But this error still there? Word or iTunes open on the other side. I think downloaded the installer from Chromes website and again, I'm noticing the same issues. Creating the Shortcut If you don't already have a Google Chrome tile on the Windows 8. I have the same issue. What they don't seem to know is its important to inform users before a change of this nature, especially in a product without supported backward compatibility of any kind for any length of time. Then I did a refresh. I did not have Win 8.
After several attempts to launch the browser I opened the task manager and saw that there were in fact instances of the program currently open. However, when I launch Chrome it jumps away from the desk top and brings up a black background. It helped me focus on getting things actually done and the same day I got it I lost it to finally updating everything. Being able to swipe between Chrome and my desktop on the touchscreen was also incredibly convenient. Windows 8 mode was how I most often used Chrome on my Surface Pro 3. On a laptop with a small screen less than 11 inches wide , Metro Mode allowed me to have both Chrome and my Word document open at once in the most visually accessible way. Points to remember: 1 If you can't make the media on the same machine as you are having problems with, use a similar type of machine, e.
Please restore it, thank you. Hope u can renable it in the very next update. Not that I'd be happy had I been informed, but it would have saved me the trouble of trying to figure out what was wrong with my computer when it was what was an issue with Chrome's developer's decisions. For me, Metro mode was a feature worth saving. I never thought I would find a reason to want to switch to a new web browser, but I think this change did it for me.
I thought my browser was broken completely as clicking my chrome icon was just opening my desktop not even opening chrome on my desktop -- just the desktop. The split screen function was super convenient and it made working on two different things at once very simple. Since I am no longer in that phase of school I'm just cranky. If You haven't tried above method Or this happens just now then first kill Chrome process from task Manager and check. Very disappointing that it's gone and there was no notice of it being removed - it took me days to track down this thread. Because you actively informed us and shared this information via all available channels like i. I have many troubles running the desktop mode on my tablet most importantly the touch keyboard won't appear automatically as I type besides the difficult multitasking.
I've only had my Windows 8. I liked being able to flip between tiles by swiping the track pad, but now Chrome, Microsoft Word and iTunes all run on the desktop and it makes it hard to do work, homework, and general multitasking. So be prepared for a lot of reinstalling of your old programs. Any idea what the problem would be? I'd even use it when doing design work for myself, having a sliver of Chrome playing a podcast or video and using the rest of the screen for my work. If there won't be Metro Chrome anymore can there at least be a way to uninstall the update? Is there another method for me to run Chrome in assigned access mode? I'm too disappointed and I can't understand the need for removing it. Removing Chrome's windows 8 mode is the same reason people don't like Windows 10 ; it's inconvenient and stifles the ability to multitask. Metro mode was what made Chrome an enjoyable experience, at least for me.
If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. I closed them all and went for a uninstall, funny. I've used it for around 2 years now and all of a sudden its gone and had me up until this bloody early in the morning trying to fix it!! To view all of the processes currently running on the computer, click Show processes from all users. I 100% ceebs using Skype anymore after that. While it still works, it makes it very difficult to utilize other tools on my desk top.
If Nothing works then this video is Final Solution. Play YouTube Videos in Background on Phone Watch here - Google Chrome Won't open, isn't launching? Not only is it ridiculous that this can't be included for those that want it, but it's beyond ridiculous that users were not notified before it was removed! It was a favorite feature of mine and a warning or at least a notification when it happened would have been nice. The update did help me much, but it did take a good idea away. Google knows all, that what we've come to know, whether we like that fact or not. It was easily the best feature of chrome and made it much easier to multitask while working. Now that my machine is refreshed, it is a joy to use :- I hope the above helps someone in a similar position.