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Fix the Chrome Update That Displays Your Most Visited Sites

The latest release of Google Chrome (30.0.1599.69.) snuck frequently visited sites back into your new tabs. I imagine this could be a semi-traumatic experience for some.

Before Chrome Homepage Before

After Chrome Homepage After

Take the following steps to drop your most frequently visited sites from new tabs.

  1. Open Chrome

  2. Enter ‘Chrome://flags’ in the address bar

  3. Press ⌘F and look for ‘Enable Instant Extended’

Extended API

  1. Disable ‘Instant Extended API’

  2. Click ‘Ok’ when prompted to ‘Relaunch Now’

  3. That’s better

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