Google Chrome unexpectedly shuts down with an error “Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed.” Usually your problem is solved the next time when you reload it and you are given a chance to restore your web pages. However, in severe cases the error would become so intrusive and frequent that it becomes impossible to browse anything.
Here are given a few tips which have helped many people to fix Chrome crashing in PC running Windows 8, Windows Vista or XP:
- Disable Internet Download Manager Integrity
- Delete Default Browser User Profile
- Run System File Checker
- Run Check Disk
- Disable AdBlock Plug-In
- Use No Sandbox Mode
1: Disable Internet Download Manager Integrity
If Internet Download Manager is installed on your computer and is integrated with your web browser you might notice that Chrome keeps crashing in PC. Disable it to fix your problem.
- Open Internet Download Manager.
- Click Tools | Options.
- Click General tab.
- Uncheck Google Chrome check box and click OK.
2: Delete Default Browser User Profile
Browser User Profile is nothing but data stored in browser about a user. Delete default user profile made by web browser so that it will be recreated once again and Chrome crashing problem will be solved.
- Click Start, select Run.
- Type %LocalAppData% and press ENTER.
- Double click to open Google\Chrome\User Data folders.
- Delete the Default folder.
- The next time when you will reopen browser, the same folder will be created automatically.
3: Run System File Checker
System File Checker is a built-in tool used to scan protected system files for possible problems. Those system files which are corrupted are automatically copied from Windows installation disc to your hard disk. It can fix the problem if the problem is with your system files.
If you Google Chrome keeps crashing do the steps given below:
- Click Start, select Run.
- Type the following command and press ENTER:
- SFC /SCANNOW
- Press ENTER.
4: Run Check Disk
Check Disk is another built-in tool used to check your hard disk for sector related problems such as bad sectors etc.
- Open My Computer.
- Right click a disk drive, select Properties.
- Click Tools | Check Now.
- Click Start button.
5: Disable AdBlock PlugIn
Nowadays many ad blocking programs are available on the internet that we use to block ads on web pages. Your Chrome can be crashing due to problem with such plug-ins.
- Click Settings icon on the upper right hand side.
- Click Tools | Extensions.
- Disable ad blocking software plug-ins, if any.
- Restart browser.
6: Use No Sandbox Mode
The crashing problem can occur if you’re loading it with Sandbox mode. Disable this mode to repair your problem instantly.
- Right click Google Chrome desktop icon, select Properties.
- In the Target box, insert the following command at the end: –no-sandbox