Chrome ABP Extension - Disable Options item on menu

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Chrome ABP Extension - Disable Options item on menu

Postby Netviz » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:00 am

I've been tasked with adding the Google Chrome application into our corporate build and have decided to include the ABP extension as part of the installation.
I've configured the Chrome GPO to force install the extension, using the Computer Configuration > Admin Templates > Google > Google Chrome > Extensions > Configure the list of force-installed apps and extensions > cfhdojbkjhnklbpkdaibdccddilifddb;https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx policy.
I've configure the first run screen to not be displayed using the HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\3rdparty\Extensions\cfhdojbkjhnklbpkdaibdccddilifddb\policy\suppress_first_run_page = 1 (dword) registry setting.
What I'm trying to do is disable the ability of an end-user to access the Options item when clicking on the extension icon, ensuring that they don't deselect any options and if possible automatically show the icon under the Google menu and not on the toolbar.

Any help would be fantastic :)

PS I've managed to block access to the options menu, by blocking the URL via GPO, but would prefer to do this via the registry.
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Re: Chrome ABP Extension - Disable Options item on menu

Postby nadhim » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:58 pm

Plus the API comment on onPrepareOptionsMenu clearly states: Deriving classes should always (!) call through to the base class implementation. You forgot your super call there.
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