Here's how you can fix 10 common Chrome issues

Google Chrome browser has introduced many features and along with this expansion, many issues have crept in. Here are the tricks to deal with the issues.

By Nilakshi Pathak
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Google Chrome has become one of the most popular browsers. With millions of user, it cannot be denied that Google Chrome is the best browser available for us. It is a lightweight browser with a clean interface. Since past few years, the Google Chrome browser has introduced many features. And along with this expansion, many issues have crept in. If you are also experiencing trouble while using Google Chrome, then you are at the right place to get rid of all the problems.

Say goodbye to frozen tab and windows
 

Say goodbye to frozen tab and windows

When you open many tabs or windows, most of the time Google Chrome ends up freezing. You can fix this issue from Task Manager which can be accessed by pressing ‘Shift + Esc.' Select the task that you want to end and then click on ‘End Process.'

Get rid of a malware infection

Get rid of a malware infection

If your browser keeps on crashing or takes plenty of time to open or load web pages, the chances are high that the browser is affected by malware. You can get rid of malware on your system by using the Chrome Clean-Up tool.

Reset Browser Settings

Reset Browser Settings

If you are still encountering a problem in opening your browser, you should reset the browser settings. You can do it by going to the ‘Chrome Menu,' from where you have to go to ‘Settings > Show Advanced Settings> Reset Settings > Reset.' The default setting will be back for your browser, and it will start operating smoothly.

Fix Protected System Files
 

Fix Protected System Files

You can also use your Windows to check the problems of your Google Chrome browser. To do so, go to the ‘Start Menu' and then select ‘Command Prompt (admin).' Type ‘SFC.EXE/SCANNOW' and hit enter. The Windows will let you know if there is a problem in your browser.

Fix for “Your profile could not be opened correctly.”

Fix for “Your profile could not be opened correctly.”

If you come across the "Your profile could not be opened correctly" error, you should know that you will be missing few features like your bookmarks. You can solve it by disconnecting your profile and then reconnecting it. To do so, go to ‘Menu>Settings>Sign In> Disconnect your Google Account.' Sign in again with your Google account to solve the problem.

Delete Web Data File

Delete Web Data File

If you are still encountering the above message, consider deleting your web data file. To do this, open explorer and then navigate to C:Users[YourUsername]AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUserDataDefault. And then select ‘Web Data' and delete the file.

Say no to many extensions

Say no to many extensions

Loading your browser with tons of extensions will surely affect the performance of the browser.

Edit Chrome Flags

Edit Chrome Flags

Even after using all the above methods, if you think your Chrome Browser is still running slow, edit Chrome flags. Please note that it is a bit risky and proceed only if you want to do it.

Disable Flash

Disable Flash

Flash Player is no longer used officially, but still many sites use it. As a result, when you go to such site, you encounter the message saying that the Flash has crashed. You should permanently disable Flash in your browser for security reasons for getting rid of such problems.

Reinstall Chrome Browser

Reinstall Chrome Browser

If nothing has worked for you, uninstall Google Chrome and then reinstall it again to fix all the problems. Trust me; all the problems will magically disappear.

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