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"Install Chrome Extension" not installing anything

  • Hmm, definitely weird. What Windows version and what Opera version?

    Try this though. Close down Opera and delete your profile folder again. Start Opera back up and goto https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/grammarly-for-chrome/kbfnbcaeplbcioakkpcpgfkobkghlhen?hl=en. That page should trigger a bar that asks you if you want to isntall the "Install Chrome Extensions" extension. Choose to install it from there instead of going to https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/install-chrome-extensions/ manually to install it.

    Does it work any better that way?

  • @burnout426 I'm using Windows 10 Home, my version of Opera is 60.0.3255.84

    It hasn't seem to have worked. When I go to the first link you gave me there's a pop up that asks me to accept, I do and install the "Install Chrome Extensions" extension just fine but the same problem keeps happening when I try to install other Chrome extensions.

    I have noticed that when I click on the "Add to Opera" button when trying to install an extension the window that I mentioned in my original post sometimes says an extra line about compatibility. I don't know if it could be related, but here it is:

    opera.JPG

  • I get the compatibility warning too, but it still presents the install button where I can install.

    install.png

  • @burnout426 That's so strange, I don't get that at all, the extension just doesn't show there. Oh well, thank you for your help anyways 🙂

  • Try one other thing. Download the Opera installer, launch it, click "options", set "install path" to a folder on your desktop, set "install for" to "standalone installation", uncheck "import data from default browser" and install. Try in that Opera to see if there's any difference.

    Can you disable Malwarebytes for a bit? Maybe its realtime protection is interfering with Opera or something.

  • @burnout426 I've just tried doing what you suggested using the link that you provided me with a couple of messages ago after disabling Malwarebytes and nothing happened this time either

  • 😞 If I have any other ideas, I'll post.

  • Goto https://chrome.google.com/webstore. Then, hit ctrl + shift + i and look at the console for errors. Goto the URL opera://extensions and look at the console for errors again. Do that before and after trying to install "Install Chrome Extensions".

  • @burnout426 Thank you for all your help so far!!

    I did what you suggested and I got the following results:

    Before installing "Install Chrome Extensions":

    • Chrome store:

    error1.JPG

    • Opera extensions page:

    error2.JPG

    After installing "Install Chrome Extensions":

    • Chrome store:

    error3.JPG

    • Opera extensions page:

    error4.JPG

    Hope it helps somehow! 🙂

  • I get those warnings and errors too, yet everything still works fine for me. Are the time, date, time zone and daylight savings time settings on your computer correct?

    Can you temporarily get a new user account on Windows and try Opera in it to see if there's any difference?

  • @eels92 Only 2 things I can think of. I now have 3 browsers open at same time with dozens of tabs each, but I digress. In Opera Extension store :https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/?order=rated Search or Find install Chrome or just do a Google search for Opera extension Install Chrome extensions. Click install wait and it worked fine just seconds ago. After install , the only thing I found funny after going to Chrome store was I had to manually hit install in the extension. These tech companies at times make things way beyond hard. Just as an example ( from someone who grew up with PC's_ why the hell in every single extentsion store can't you sort by # in downloads or review rating or nothing??? LOL I mean come on. The reason is these tech idiots only ask each other if everything looks good. They need a room full or an online community to test "features" LOL

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