Software that crashes Google Chrome


Some third-party software can cause Google Chrome to crash. When this happens, you'll see the message "Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed" or "Aw, Snap!".

You can type chrome://conflicts (Windows only) into the address bar to see whether you have any software or malware known to commonly cause Google Chrome to crash.


You can try to fix these crashes by updating, disabling, or uninstalling any conflicting third-party software listed in "about:conflicts" on your computer. Also, take a look at Google Chrome's known issues for specific solutions to resolve crashes caused by some software. 

Many crashes are caused by malware. If you're experiencing frequent crashes, try scanning your computer with antivirus software.

Still having problems? Let us know in the Chrome Help Forum.

Laura is a Google Chrome expert and author of this help page. Leave her feedback about the page.

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