Prevent Closing Multiple Tabs Accidentally With Close…Not! [Chrome] Share
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How many times have you accidentally closed your browser and lost all your open tabs? Closing tabs or windows accidentally without a warning message can be really frustrating, and even more so for Chrome users, since Firefox and even Internet Explorer both prompt a warning when closing multiple tabs. close… NOT!, a simple Google Chrome extension, displays a dialog box with a warning message when you attempt to close tabs/windows, whether intentionally or by accident. When you’re browsing the web or typing something important, just click the close…Not! button once to enable the extension. In case you accidentally close a tab or window, a dialog box will appear and ask for confirmation whether or not to leave the page.

Once you’ve installed the extension, a button is added right next to the URL bar. When you visit a website, just click this button once, and the next time you hit the close button on Chrome, a warning will pop-up, asking if you want to Leave this Page or Stay on this Page.


The extension is still in alpha, and hopefully will be improved in near future. In my opinion, it’s a must have extension for almost all Chrome users, since at some point, all of us have cursed the accidental closure of multiple tabs and entire browsing sessions. Grab it at the Chrome Web Store link below.

Install Close Not Extension For Google Chrome

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