How to Fix Broken Extensions in Google Chrome 72
Google is experimenting with all kinds of improvements for Chrome browser, but there are obviously moments when some of these go wrong and certain features stop working.
This is what happened recently when Google started testing service workers, a new feature for Chrome that’s specifically supposed to give users more control over the browser.
Service workers technically separate websites that you load in Google Chrome in separate processes, and the feature is possible thanks to a new flag in the browser that is called Enable network service.
Google has recently enabled this feature for a limited number of users running Chrome 72, but due to a bug in its early implementation, a number of extensions might stop working. In other words, if you previously installed something like an ad blocker in Google Chrome, ads may no longer be blocked after this experiment is activated on your device.
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