Google Chrome no longer works or closes after several seconds


If Google Chrome refuses to stay open and no error message is displayed, your Google Chrome user profile may be corrupted.


  • Make sure your antivirus or Firewall software is up-to-date.
  • Try disabling your Firewall temporarily. If that fixes the problem, check your Firewall settings and make sure chrome.exe is allowed.
  • Try creating a new user profile to see whether that fixes the problem.

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