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How To Fix Google Chrome High CPU usage Windows 10

Did you notice Windows 10 computer or laptop usage High CPU, memory or 100% Disk usage By Google Chrome Browser? Or some Times After open Google chrome browser System Freezes and became unresponsive? This mostly occurs due to Virus malware infection, may you have installed a number of Extensions on the chrome browser, the Browser is get corrupted/outdated etc. Here some Applicable Solutions to fix Google chrome high CPU usage 100% Disk or memory usage applicable to Windows 10, 8.1 and Windows 7 computers / Laptops.

Fix High CPU usage by Chrome Browser

Google Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser, in terms of features, user interface and pretty much everything with Fewer errors. But sometimes due to virus infection, an improper configuration it starts misbehaving. ( such as Your connection is not private, Unable to connect to the proxy server, This webpage is not available, and This webpage has a redirect loop etc.) And one of the common is Google Chrome High CPU usage at startup, System became Unresponsive. Here Apply bellow troubleshooting steps to fix chrome browser problems and experience fast web browsing.

Check Virus/ Malware infection

As discussed Before most of the time’s Virus malware infection, corrupted Cache, Cookies, Browser history etc cause the chrome Browser unresponsive and start using High System resources such as 100% Disk, Memory or CPU. So first Make Sure that Virus/ Malware infection not causing the issue by performing a full system scan. Install a good antivirus / Anti-malware application with the latest updates and perform a full system scan.

Also, Install a third-party system optimizer like Ccleaner to clean temporary files, cookies, cache junk data etc to optimize system performance. And fix broken missing registry errors. After performing, Full system scan and Run Ccleaner Simply Restart windows and open Google Chrome Browser check This time System resources use normally. There is no High CPU usage problem.

Tweak on Google Chrome Task Manager

Many of you may Don’t know that the Google Chrome browser comes with an inbuilt Task manager which allows monitoring how much CPU and memory web pages, extensions, and Google processes are using while Chrome is running on your computer.

To open Chrome’s built-in task manager for troubleshooting Google Chrome’s high CPU usage problem. Open Chrome Browser Then press the combination of Shift + Escape (Shift + Esc) keys together.

Google Chrome Task Manager

On the task manager, you will see the resources which a web page is taking. High CPU usage and the resources which are taken by the web pages can lead to Google Chrome high memory usage. Now, you have to check the web pages which are consuming a lot of RAM or memory. Check and remove the ones which are taking a lot of memory and it will help you to fix the high CPU usage in the Chrome web browser.

Remove Google Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome Extensions Developed for increasing usability and deliver a better browsing experience. But sometimes Install Number of Chrome extensions lead to Google Chrome high system Resource usage such As 100% CPU, memory or disk usage. You Can open The Chrome extension manager (chrome://extensions/) which Chrome extensions are installed in your chrome browser.

If you have installed a number of Google Chrome extensions, Then may those causing theGoogle Chrome High CPU usage. We recommend to disable or delete them one by one and then restart your Chrome browser and see if the chrome high CPU usage is fixed or not.

To Disable or Remove Chrome Extensions Open Chrome Browser Type chrome://extensions/ and hit the enter key. This will display all installed extensions list.  Temporarily disable the Extension or click on the remove option to completely remove the Extensions one by one. Then restart your Chrome browser and see if the chrome high CPU usage is fixed or not.

Disable Chrome extensions

Reset Chrome Settings to Default

After check Virus malware infection, Optimize web browser ( clear junk, cache, cookies ), and Remove browser Extensions Still you notice Chrome Browser causing High CPU usage. Then try to Reset the Google Chrome Settings to its Default setup following bellow.

 Note: Resetting web Browser may delete personal settings, cookies, bookmarks, and accounts will get deleted. We recommend to backup all chrome browser settings / Or create a system restore point.

Now To reset Google Chrome to default settings on Windows 10 computer first Open Chrome Browser. Then click on three dots Menu located at the top right and then select Settings option. Here On the Settings window, scroll down and click on the Advanced option to see all the advanced settings of the Chrome web browser.

Now scroll down again and at the bottom, you will see Reset settings to their original defaults option. Click on it and then click on Reset button to confirm the resetting process.

reset google chrome browser

This action will reset Chrome to default settings and will solve Google Chrome high CPU usage problem. After that Check Chrome Running smoothly without causing high system resource usage.

Re-Install Chrome Browser

Also, you can Re-install the Chrome Browser to Fix Different Chrome Browser Related problems include High System resource usage. First press Win + R, type appwiz.cpl and hit the enter key, Then Select google chrome, Right-click and uninstall.

Now visit and download the latest chrome browser and install the same. Hope This time you didn’t face any problem related to Google Chrome.

Avoid Chrome From High System Resource usage

Keep fewer tabs open. In Chrome, every additional tab is another process on your system, which means that each open tab increases the burden on your CPU. Tabs that are heavy on JavaScript and/or Flash elements are particularly bad.

Don’t install unnecessary extensions: Always avoid to Install unnecessary Extensions. Install The Chrome Extension if you really need it. Sometimes poorly coded, or it might just have a bug, on Extensions cause Different problems on chrome browser.

Disable hardware acceleration. The hardware acceleration setting allows Chrome to share heavy processing loads between your CPU and your GPU, but it doesn’t always work well. In fact, sometimes it causes Chrome to use more CPU. Try disabling it and seeing if that helps.

These Are some most applicable solutions to Fix Google Chrome High CPU usage on Windows 10 computers / Laptops. I hope apply above steps Chrome browser runs smoothly without taking any extra system resources. Still have any query, suggestion or face any difficulty while apply above steps feel free to discuss on comments below.

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