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browser open slowly

by kaptaink59 / January 24, 2013 10:21 PM PST

have had this issue for about a month today I opened Task manager and see that chrome.exe is listed 14 times !!
What can I do to have only one .exe open when i open my browser?

this doesnot happen with firefox or explorer

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You won't be using Chrome.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 24, 2013 11:03 PM PST
In reply to: browser open slowly

I don't want to duplicate prior discussions about this one. You'll have to forget Chrome if you don't like what it does.
Bob

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Just for those that want to know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 25, 2013 3:39 AM PST

Chrome is designed to use as much ram as possible but starting multiple threads and more. This is so it came use the most a machine has to offer. If you don't like that, you need to use another browser.

Again, this is very well discussed but I think you missed it.
Bob

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chrome browser
by kaptaink59 / January 25, 2013 9:16 AM PST

this only happens on one of the PCs i have my older PC Win7 Ultimate not my newer PC with Win7 Pro

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Then look at addons.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 25, 2013 9:28 AM PST
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I have a few tabs open and Chrome looks to have a process for each. From prior discussions we see folk with XP or an older PC and they are a little upset with how Chrome "gobbles all my RAM,"

Unless you reveal a lot more, it looks normal to me.
Bob

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Review options
by Willy / January 25, 2013 2:05 AM PST
In reply to: browser open slowly

Make sure that Chrome isn't optioned to open all your taskbar websites upon open, recheck the Chrome "tools" settings, etc.. Of course, google for any Chrome problems that are similar. I use Chrome and never had that happen. I did however hit open my bookmarks by mistakes to all and it took off, not good. Upon closing and reopening that cleared, however if caught in a glitch it maybe repeating the task. You may want to de-install Chrome totally. You can save your bookmarks to some HMTL file to re-import next when you re-install Chrome. I use REVO uninstaller to best handle that, though the typical add/remove pgm. could do as well. It's just that Revo removes entirely(advanced mode) and flushes it all out.

You can try to use a "restore point" from a date prior to all this happening and see if that works, but a month later, you'll probably repeat MS updates, etc., again. It's an option to look into.

tada -----Willy Happy

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chrome startup
by kaptaink59 / January 25, 2013 3:27 AM PST
In reply to: Review options

checked my settings and have only to open Gmail, Google home page and Minn Twins home page at start up. Could this be a toolbar running with the browser? or some other add on? IOBit is getting famous for downloading unwanted add ons

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BHO and toolbars
by Willy / January 25, 2013 7:15 AM PST
In reply to: chrome startup

If you think this is a toolbar or add-on option, then remove(all!!!) or disable them and check results. Quite frankly, I don't trust any toolbars or BHO(browser helper object) which in turn is an open door for malware. If you haven't yet run your malware or AV pgm. to scan your PC, do so. Check your browser toolbar areas for any. But, any proper installed toolbar will have add/remove pgm., listing use that to remove it. AND HECK, some are trouble, so locate if any, what the name is find a removal tool or instructions to do so. I just did this for an user and it took more time than I liked to resolve this. They have 5, no 6 toolbars as one wouldn't let go until I manually deleted it from all its hiding spots. You can use "Hijackthis" to help you as well. Just another area to check out.

tada -----Willy Happy

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2nd thought...
by Willy / January 25, 2013 2:10 AM PST
In reply to: browser open slowly

Check the setting to review if you have "on startup" uncheck "continue where I left off" option. If you had this set and then basically repeating the error even time it restarts from when it initially errored . -----Willy Happy

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Chrome start up
by kaptaink59 / January 25, 2013 10:30 AM PST
In reply to: 2nd thought...

not checked I did uninstall and reinstall Chrome but still have same issue removed all toolbars I found also

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I just installed Chrome
by itsdigger / January 25, 2013 10:44 AM PST
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no toolbars or anything . I added on AdBlock Plus and WOT that's it. Starts up fast and doesn't use that much RAM . I have 3 tabs open and Ram use is just 37% of 3.25 GB's.

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Did you scan?
by Willy / January 25, 2013 1:16 PM PST
In reply to: Chrome start up

Be sure you check the taskbars/toolbars and see if any additional buttons are present. Look at add-ons too.

AS I suggested use REVO uninstaller, do that for Chrome in advanced mode. Then tun off the restore point feature of the OS. Reboot and then re-install Chrome again. If the problem returns, then somehow you have malware at work or compromised s/w. Get a new Chrome install setup, either whole pgm. or pathway to install from web. That way you get the latest Chrome and if then it returns, that certainly suggests something is at work here. Verify after Chrome removal that any folders or directories are gone too, manually. Do all this before you retry installing again. Otherwise, it maybe best to post on the browser forum here or query Chrome own support to see if an issue has arisen like yours. -----Willy Happy

http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=99020

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same problem
by velosofy / January 25, 2013 10:39 PM PST
In reply to: browser open slowly

im having the same problem, chrome seems to make everything lagg on my 16 gb ram pc but on my 4gb ram laptop it seems to work perfectly :/
do i need to delete chrome and use a different browser?

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Just pulled up Chrome and it has 10 Processes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 26, 2013 1:07 AM PST
In reply to: same problem

Check to see what plugins you have but for some, it's not the fastest. Troubleshooting is typical, that is, the same as you've read all over.
Bob

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