Google Chrome errors and crashes

IssueDescription
"Aw, Snap!" "Aw, Snap!" message shows if a webpage crashes unexpectedly.
"He's Dead, Jim!" “He’s Dead, Jim!” message shows if the operating system has terminated the tab’s process due to a lack of memory.
"The following plug-in has crashed..." A plug-in used by the page you're on has become unresponsive or has closed unexpectedly.
"Whoa! Google Chrome has crashed." This error displays when Google Chrome unexpectedly shuts down.
"Windows error detected" "Windows error detected" shows if your Windows installation is damaged.
Blocked plug-ins Plug-ins can occasionally be a security risk, so Chrome blocks plug-ins that are not widely used.
Error 124 (net__ERR_WINSOCK_UNEXPECTED_WRITTEN_BYTES) This error appears when Google Chrome is unable to load the requested webpage, due to issues with a Layered Service Provider (LSP) on your computer.
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.
Google Chrome won't open at all Some antivirus and firewall applications can prevent Google Chrome from opening on the computer.
Malware that crashes Google Chrome It’s possible that you have malware that can cause Google Chrome to crash.
Out of date plug-ins To make sure you're protected, whenever Chrome detects that a common plug-in on a page is out of date with a security vulnerability, a message will appear beneath the address bar notifying you that the plug-in has been blocked.
Plug-ins incompatible with Google Chrome Frame Some plug-ins (also called add-ons within Internet Explorer) work incorrectly and may crash when Google Chrome Frame is installed.
Recover browser session after a Google Chrome crash Recover the previous browsing session after a crash.
Report an issue Report a technical issue or problem.
Settings taken over by an unwanted program You want to restore your default settings and remove unwanted extensions/toolbars or other third-party programs.
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."
Troubleshoot sync issues If your sync sign-in information gets outdated, you may see a sync error notification on the bookmarks bar.
Unable to find a previously installed extension or app Previously installed apps or extensions have disappeared.
Win32/Sirefef.gen!C malware Your computer has likely been infected by a virus named Sirefef.gen!C.
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