Fix Chrome 11 Crashing in Windows 7, Vista and XP

There are many users complained about Chrome 11 crashing in Windows 7, Vista and XP. Once they open Google Chrome 11, it immediately crashes showing a system crash report.

  • Recreate the User Profile
  • Repair Obsolete & Incorrect Registry Entries
  • Reinstall Adobe Flash Player Plug-In
  • Disable Individual Plug-Ins
  • Delete History and Chrome Cache

Recreate the User Profile

Chrome 11 crashing issue may occur if the user profile is corrupted. Recreating the user profile could solve your problem.

  1. Quit Google Chrome.
  2. Press Windows Key + R.
  3. Type any of the following directories and press ENTER:
    a. Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\
    b. Windows Vista and Windows 7: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\
  4. Delete a folder called Default and re-start Google Chrome.

Repair Obsolete and Incorrect Registry Entries

Google Chrome stores its settings in the registry which are accessed from its opening to its closing. Incorrect information filled in the registry could cause Chrome 11 to crash. Scan the registry using a Registry Cleaner software and fix the problems that found.

Reinstall Adobe Flash Player Plug-In

The Adobe Flash Player plug-in is very useful to watch the online videos and play online games. If this plug-in is malfunctioning, Chrome 11 crashing may be experienced. Reinstalling it may fix your problem.

  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.
  3. Select Adobe Flash Player Plug-In from the list of installed programs.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Follow the on screen wizard. Reboot the system when it finishes.
  6. Try to open Chrome 11 now. It may not crash. Download and install the
  7. Adobe Flash Player Plug-In again.

Disable Individual Plug-Ins/Extensions

Disable the individual plug-ins for solving Chrome 11 crashing. The steps are as below:

  1. Open Google Chrome 11.
  2. Click the Wrench at right hand side on the top.
  3. Click Options | Under the Hood.
  4. Under Privacy category, click Content Settings.
  5. Under Plug-Ins category, click Disable individual plug-ins.
  6. Click Disable next to a plug-in which you have to disable.
  7. Restart Chrome 11.

Delete History and Chrome Cache

Delete your internet history and the contents of Google Chrome cache. Open Google Chrome, click Wrench | Tools | Clear Browsing Data. Confirm the prompt by clicking Clear Browsing Data button.

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