Google Chrome issues in Windows 8

Windows 8 problems

Issues in Chrome

Many users have started using the preview version of the latest operating system from Microsoft, named as the Windows 8 Developer Preview. The Windows 8 sports a refreshing look and along with a host of features that are being readied in the background for the Windows 8, the future of Windows 8 definitely looks bright.

However, most users did experience at least some Windows 8 problems of their own, although that is to be expected with the preview version. The preview version also serves the purpose of pointing out the errors to the developer so that they can clear those mistakes in the final version.

Google Chrome crashes in Windows 8

One such issue was the crashing of the Google Chrome browser in Windows 8. Many users experienced this annoying problem, so here is a troubleshooting technique that you can try out to get rid of this issue.

Instructions to troubleshoot

  • Launch the Google Chrome browser in your computer.
  • Add “-no-sandbox” or “-in-process-plugins” in the Target field.
  • Select the “Apply” option and then restart the Google Chrome.

If you are unable to solve the issue with the Google Chrome even after following this troubleshooting technique, then the problem with the Google Chrome might be due to a damaged file in Windows, named as “winhttp.dll”. Follow these instructions from the Windows 8 support team to solve the problem associated with the Google Chrome.

  • Launch the Google Chrome browser in your computer.
  • Add “-new-http” in the Target field.
  • Select the “Apply” option and then restart the Google Chrome.

Another option to solve the Google Chrome crashes is to uninstall some of the software that creates conflict with the browser. You can also try reinstalling or updating these software if they are installed in your system. The software that needs to be modified is given below.

  • Microsoft Office XP Input Method Editor
  • Venturi Firewall
  • Naomi Web Filter

    Windows 8 problems

    Issues in Chrome

  • WinMount
  • NVIDIA Network Access Manager and NVIDIA nTune
  • ContentWatch
  • Hide My IP
  • PPLive
  • iS3 anti-spyware (STOPzilla)
  • FolderSize
  • Internet Download Manager
  • Trusteer Rapport

These are some of the different troubleshooting techniques that you can employ to solve the Windows 8 problems that occur while using Google Chrome.

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