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How to Fix Slow Google Chrome on Windows

 Google Chrome Slow on Windows 7, 8, 10?

6 Ways to Fix Slow Google Chrome on Windows - Google Chrome is indeed the web browser of choice for most people. By using this application a lot can be done.

Besides being free, Google Chrome is a relatively fast web browser, whether it's for browsing, gaming, streaming and more.

6 Ways to Fix Slow Google Chrome on Windows
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Google chrome is a cross platform application which means it can be installed on various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Mac and Android.

But unfortunately, some Windows users often complain about this one application.

One of the obstacles that are very often encountered is Google Chrome is slow or not responding. then how to solve it?

This article will tell you, some ways to overcome slow Google Chrome on Windows 7, 8 and 10.


1. Clear Chrome Browser Cache

What is Google Chrome Browser Cache?

Cache is a file that contains certain information. Usually the data stored in this file is data that makes it easier for you to access a website.

The usefulness of the cache is to make you visit a website no longer heavy when loading pages.

For example, you visit a site. When you first open the site, you feel the page loading is relatively longer than usual.

When you open the site a second time, the page loads very fast. why?

When you visit the site for the first time, your web browser will download some data from the site such as images and save it to a cache file.

When the page is loaded a second time, the web browser only retrieves the image data in the cache file so that loading is very fast.

Then, how to delete the cache file?

  1. Press "CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE" on your keyboard at the same time.
  2. Then a page like the following will appear:
  3. Delete Cache
  4. Select Time range, my suggestion is to use All time.
  5. Please select or check "Chached images and files"
  6. Then click Clear Data

 

2. Delete Browsing History or History

No less important, history or browsing history in this web browser can also make chrome slow.

Along with the amount of history stored, the larger the file that must be read by Google Chrome.

To be able to delete it, the same as the steps above, namely:

  1. Press "CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE" on your keyboard at the same time.
  2. Then a page like the following will appear:

  3. Delete History
  4. Then click Clear Data.

4. Remove Add-Ons, or unused extensions

If you use a lot of add-ons or extensions, maybe you can try removing some of the unused extensions.
  1. Click the menu at the top right of Chrome.
  2. Click More tools
  3. Click Extensions
  4. You will see something like the following display:

    Delete Extensions
  5. Then click Remove

5. Remove Google Chrome Completely, Reinstall the Latest Google Chrome Update

This is an option where the 4 methods above cannot help. Please uninstall or delete the browser completely, then restart your PC and reinstall it.
 
Please download the latest Google Chrome on the website to start the latest installation process. But keep in mind that by default, you will do the installation online.
 
If you need this application to install offline, you can read the article "Google Chrom exe To Install Offline" along with the download file.

6. Change to another web browser

If the five steps above also can't help your problem, the last step is to use another browser such as Opera and Microsoft Edge for Windows users and Safari for Mac users.

So many solutions that I can give, hopefully it can help solve your problem.

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