Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

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Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by Benwa » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:35 pm

Windows updated for me last week. Since then, my automation no longer works in Chrome.

I have Ranorex 8.2 on Windows 10.
Chrome is Version 68.0.3440.106
Ranorex Automation Chrome Extension is version 1.1.3

Everything is updated to the latest version.

Spy works fine in Firefox, but this project has to be done in Chrome, and Spy will no longer identify any web elements on-screen.

Anyone else run into this issue? I've tried everything I can think of. I've ran both apps in Admin mode, restarted them, my computer.
I was hoping that I don't have to reinstall everything...

Do I just have to wait for the extension to be updated or something else to magically happen?

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Ben

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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by Stub » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:47 pm

Does re-instrumenting your browser help? No clue if that's of use here, it's just something I had to do when moving from Ranorex v7 to v8. Thought it might be worth a go here. PS - I have no experience of Chrome either, I use Firefox. So this is a total guess on my part in case that wasn't clear! :D

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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by Benwa » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:10 pm

Guesses are totally welcome :)

Sadly, no, re-instrumenting didn't yield any results.

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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by RobinHood42 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:27 am

Hi,

Stupid question: Is the Chrome add-on enabled?
Did you already try if re-installing Chrome helps?

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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by odklizec » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:30 am

Hi,

I would suggest to simply uninstall/reinstall Ranorex plugin from Chrome store. Hope this helps?
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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by Benwa » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:43 pm

Yup, the add-on is turned on. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it. Still nothing sadly.

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Re: Chrome Technology Limitation since last Windows update

Post by Benwa » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:28 pm

Alright, this morning I installed Ranorex 8.2.1 which must of just come out.
After the upgrade, everything works again. I had a small problem with a reference, but removing it and adding it again fixed that issue.

My automation is working again, Spy is identifying elements in Chrome and all is right with the world again, mostly :P

Thanks all for the guesses and ideas.