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Google Chrome - Repair Corrupted Extension

For Google Chrome users there are a number of extensions that are available to make your browsing experience more unique as well as being used as assistive tools for tasks.

If you see the message "This extension may have been corrupted," it means the extension's files may have been changed. To protect you, Chrome will disable this extension.

To repair the extension:

  1. In a Chrome window, click More More.
  2. Select More tools and then Extensions.
  3. Find the corrupted extension and click Repair.
  4. A box will appear to confirm the repair and ask permission to access some of your Chrome data.
  5. Click Repair to fix the extension and approve its permission requests.
*This article's content was directly sourced from the Google Support website.

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Keywords:google chrome repair corrupted extension   Doc ID:79921
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-02-06 10:54 MDTUpdated:2019-04-18 08:50 MDT
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