4. The site will now appear under the ‘Other search engines' field in the Search Engines configuration window. Highlight the site in the list, click Edit and enter a simple keyword. The next time you want to perform a search at this site, type the keyword in Chrome's address bar, followed by your search term.

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5. Unlike most browsers, Chrome lacks a Home button. If you feel lost without it, however, you can select Google Chrome Options from the Wrench icon and click the Basics tab. Select the ‘Show Home button on the Toolbar' box and, voila, you'll have a home button again.

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6. If you're fed up with comment boxes that are too small for your musings, Chrome can help you overcome this limitation. When faced with a tiny comment box on any website, simply click and drag the cursor at the bottom righthand corner of the box to create more space for your wordly wisdom.

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7. If you're an XP user, brighten up your browsing experience with Chrome's very own Easter egg. Type ‘about:internets' into the address bar and a number of coloured tubes will snake their way across the screen. The feature is a tribute to US senator Ted Stevens, who once described the internet as "a series of tubes".

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8. Chrome lets you create a shortcut to any web page on your desktop and in your Start menu. Type a URL into Chrome's address bar, then click Page Control, Create Application Shortcut. A pop-up dialog will ask where you want the shortcut to be stored. Press ok to save the shortcut.

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