How to Fix Chrome Crashes

Collect Detailed Crash Information

Crash Reporting feature provides detailed information about recent browse rcrashes. Please review the collected information.

Chrome Crashes

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Type “chrome://crashes” (without quotes) in the Address Bar and press ENTER.

2. This opens up a new tab. Now you have technical crash details on your screen.


Diagnose Software Conflicts

There could be conflicts between different components of the browser. Identify and resolve software conflicts, if any.

Chrome Conflicts

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Type “chrome://conflicts” (without quotes) in the Address Bar.

2. Press ENTER.

3. This loads up a new tab with list of all browser modules. Remember conflicting modules are highlighted.

4. Press Windows Key + X.

5. Select Programs and Features.

6. Here you’re with a list of all installed applications. Right click a conflicting software, select Uninstall option.

7. Follow the uninstall wizard..Rboot your PC after successful completion.

For Windows 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Click Start, select Control Panel.

2. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.

3. Refer Steps # 6-7 from Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.


Disable Plug-Ins and Extensions

The terms plug-ins and extensions are usually used synonymously. These are add-on items inside your browser. Most of them come up with third party websites.. Disable all of them.

Plugins

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Type “about:plugins” in Address Bar and press ENTER.

2. This shows a new tab. The tab contains plug-ins list.

3. Disable all plug-in items. displayed in it

4. Click Wrench icon, select Tools | Extensions.

5. Disable all the extensions from the Extensions page.


Repair Chrome Registry Settings

Google Chrome settings are stored in the Registry. It tends to crash whenever a problem arises while retrieving this data. Perform full Registry scan and repair all errors. You’ll get rid of constant Chrome crashes.

RegInOut Registry Cleaner

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Download Intel SOFTWARE Partner Reginout System Utilities.

2. Install and run the program.

3. Now you have Reginout opened on your screen.

4. Perform full Registry scan. Fix all errors immediately.

5. Your Google Chrome will work fine after restarting the PC.


Delete User Profile Data

User Profile Data is located in the AppData folder. It contains browser settings, user preferences and other values. Google Chrome crashes due to corruption of this data.

Chrome App Data

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Double click Computer desktop icon.

2. Open this directory: C:\Users\[USER_NAME]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

3. Delete all sub folders and files from the “Default” folder. Remember, new files will be automatically created. There is no harm in deleting these files.

For Windows 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Press Windows Key + R.

2. Type “AppData” and press ENTER.

3. Locate the following folder: ..\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

4. Remove all files from “Default” folder.


Disable Download Manager Integration

A download manager program could be integrated with your browser. Failure to catch active file downloads causes Google Chrome to crash repeatedly.

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Open your Download Manager program.

2. Click the Downloads menu.

3. Select Options.

4. Here you’re with program preferences/ options dialog.

5. Click the General tab.

5. Under “Capture downloads from following browsers” heading, uncheck the box labelled “Google Chrome”.

6. Click Apply | OK.


Disable Sandbox

Sandbox is a security feature in Google Chrome. There could be technical conflicts with this feature.

Disable Sandbox Feature

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Right click Google Chrome desktop icon.

2. Select Properties.

3. Shortcut Properties dialog comes up on screen. Click the Shortcut tab.

4. Add “ –no-sandbox” (without quotes) at the end of existing “Target” textbox. Do not replace existing value.

5. Click Apply | OK.


Activate Incognito Mode

Check if it works fine with the Incognito Mode. Click Wrench | New Incognito Window.

Use Incognito Mode


Clear Temporary Files and Cache

Temporary Internet files and cache are used to store copies of most frequently visited websites. This speeds-up the browsing speed. However, a corruption might have taken place in temporary files and cache contents. Clear-up folder contens.

Clear Browsing Data

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Click Wrench.

2. Select Tools | Clear browsing data.

3. Select “The beginning of time” from the drop down box.

4. Check all the boxes.

5. Click “Clear browsing data” button.


Re-register Proxy File

Generally, a DLL file reference is stored in the Registry. This record becomes obsolete over a period of time. Unregister and reregister the proxy file.

Reregister Proxy File

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Press Windows Key + X.

2. Click “Command Prompt (Admin)”.

3. Command Prompt comes up on screen with administrative privileges.

4. Here you go: You’ll want to add following commands one by one:

  • cd C:\
  • cd Program Files
  • cd Internet Explorer
  • regsvr32 IEPROXY.DLL
  • EXIT

For Windows 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Click Start, point to All Programs | Accessories.

2. Right click Command Prompt, select Run as administrator.

3. Refer Step # 4 from Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.


Reset Security Zones

The default specified Security Zones could be incorrect. Reset these settings using Internet Properties dialog box.

Internet Properties

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Press Windows Key + R.

2. Type “inetcpl.cpl”, click OK.

3. A new dialog comes up, named Internet Options.

4. Click the Security tab.

5. Select “Internet” icon on top.

6. Move “Security Level” slider to “Medium-High”.

7. Click “Reset all zones to default level” button.

7. Click Apply, and then OK.


Disable Software Rendering

Sometimes software rendering causes incompatibility with your system. To fix Google Chrome crashes, please disalbe the software rendering feature.:

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Press Windows Key + R

2 Type “inetcpl.cpl” and click OK.

3. Click the Advanced tab.

4. Under “Accelerated graphics” uncheck the box “.Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering”.

5. Click Apply, and then OK.


Change Max Connections Per Server Settings

Specify appropriate values to important system Registry keys. Here are detailed steps:

RegEdit

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Press Windows Key + R.

2. Type “RegEdit” and press ENTER.

3. Locate the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

4. Right click “Internet Settings“, select New.

5. Type “MaxConnectionsPerServer” as the key name.

6. Double click it and replace its value with “10″.

7. Close Registry Editor.

8. Restart Windows for the changes to take effects.


Disable Automatic Detection of LAN Settings

Prevent a feature that automatically retrieves your default LAN settings:

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Press Windows Key | R. Type “inetcpl.cpl” and press ENTER.

2. Click the Connections tab.

3. Click LAN Settings button.

4. Uncheck the box labelled “Automatically detect settings”.

5. Click OK | OK.


Uninstall Ad-Filters

You could have an ad-filtering program installed. R-open ad filters list and uninstall the malfunctioning ones.:

Programs and Features

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Press Windows Key + X.

2. Click “Programs and Features”.

3. Right click youe ad-filter, select Uninstall option.

For Windows 7/ Vista/ XP:

1. Click Start | Control Panel.

2. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.

3. Select an Ad-Filter program, click Uninstall button.

4. Follow the wizard and restart your computer.


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