Windows 10 May 2019 Update

How to Make Google Chrome Faster on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 (Updated 2019)

Google Chrome the most popular web browser for internet lovers because of faster, smoother user experience. It’s the most secure web browser Compatibility with your device. However, after some time it also appears to decrease in the browsing speed, Users search for How to Make Google Chrome Faster on Windows 10.

There are multiple reasons (Such as cache, junk, Browser history, extensions causing issue etc ) that make Google Chrome comparatively slower. If you are Struggle with google chrome slow performance after windows 10 1809 update. Chrome feels a little slower than before, consuming High CPU or lot of your system’s RAM, making your PC feel slower than it should? Here simple steps to speed up Chrome browser, reduce the amount of RAM, CPU the browser eats up.

Update Google Chrome Browser

This is one of the main reason for the slowness of the browser. Every update of Chrome comes with the latest security fixes and performance improvements. Therefore, it is advisable to always keep your browser updated.

However, Google Chrome automatically updates itself to the latest version. But sometimes due to a few technical reason and poor connectivity, it would not be able to update itself.

  • Open Google Chrome browser
  • type chrome://help into the address bar
  • This will automatically check and install the latest update for chrome browser.

Update Google Chrome Browser

clear cache & browsing data

Google Chrome stores cache and cookies for faster performance, But sometimes It is another vital issue that affect browser performance. Regularly clearing them you may find Google Chrome will automatically speed up

 To clear cache & browsing data

  • Go to chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
  • A popup window will open “Clear browsing data“.
  • Select Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data.
  • Make sure you have chosen “Time Range” >> “All time
  • Click Clear data
  • Now restart the chrome and it will remove all the unnecessary data and starts with the clean state.
Clear Browsing Data
Clear Browsing Data

Remove unusual extensions

Basically, Extension is a small program that you can add to your Google Chrome on Windows that let you do something more. Which are helpful yet some may actually be less helpful than you think. Extensions mostly run in the background, and parse or filter web pages before they’re displayed on the screen, but will also load their own pack of data from the Internet. To get better browsing speeds and good response times, disable and/or delete extensions you don’t actually need.

To disable extensions follow bellow

  • Open chrome browser and Type chrome://extensions in your Chrome’s location bar.
  • Alternatively, you can go to Chrome’s Options > More tools > Extensions.
  • Here toggle off the extensions you want to disable or click the remove option to delete the extension.
  • Disabling extensions should help a little but uninstalling them is your best bet (you can always put them back again later).

Remove Google Chrome Extensions

Disable Unnecessary Plugins

Also, Plugins are much like extensions. They provide extended functionalities to the web browser. Chrome comes with few built-in plugins provided by Google (like Chrome PDF Viewer, Native Client, etc.), and may carry plugins by other software installed on your computer. Plugins, like extensions, can slow down the browser and clog memory and network resources.

To Disable  Plugins on Chrome first Open Google Chrome and at the URL Address Bar type: chrome://plugins & press Enter.
At “Plug-ins” page, disable the “Adobe Flash Player” plugin And other plugins you no longer need.

Disable chrome plug-ins

Enable Prediction service

Google Chrome utilizes a wide variety of Web services and prediction services to improve your browsing experience. These range from suggesting an alternate website when the one you’re attempting to view is unreachable to predicting network actions ahead of time in order to speed up page load times.

To enable network predictions:

  • Open chrome browser, Go to “Settings
  • At the bottom side; choose “Advanced
  • In “Privacy and security” section, turn ON the option for the following settings:
    Use a prediction service to help complete searches and URLs typed in the address bar
    and
    Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly

prediction Service on chrome browser

Now relaunch your current Google Chrome browser to get a speedy web browser.

Enable “Preload” Feature

It is the magical feature of Chrome which can drastically increase the speed of your browser. With this feature enabled in your browser, Chrome can preload some pages in the background of your interest. For example, if you type ‘facebook’ in your browser then in the background it will already load the page http://www.Facebook.com/. Check out the official site to know more. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1385029?hl=en

To enable this feature to follow these steps

Step 1.  Go to Chrome Setting> Advanced setting

Step 2.  Check  “Use a prediction service to load page more quickly.“

Disabling the DNS Preloading

Run the Default Theme only

Google Chrome allows the users to customize the interface including changing the themes. But on the negative side, most of the themes uses so much freaking RAM which ultimately causing the lower browsing speed and chrome performance.

The default chrome theme is already optimized to browse faster. So if you’re using any other theme then I suggest you remove asap.

To use the default theme:

  • Go to chrome://settings
  • In “Appearance” section, choose “reset to default”
  • Initially, you feel some wired, but default the theme is a good way for Chrome optimization.

Run The Default Theme for chrome browser

Tweak Some Advanced settings

Plugging up: You can enhance your browsing performances by ensuring that Chrome flash content loads only when if you want to do it. To do this go to the Chrome advanced settings option and click on content settings. Now select the privacy section and find another option “let me choose when to run plugin content” under the plugins option. Now it will only play the time when you are going to click on it.

Flagging up: it is so simple but very handy features that make Google Chrome browser shut down all the tab quickly as you make the browser run faster as it before. Practically this technique helps to run chrome on JavaScript Handler of graphical user interface (GUI) on your computer. Thereafter it is speeding up Chrome and not take a long time to close the tabs.

To access this technique, type chrome://flags on the address bar. Find the Omni box. Search for another option ” Fast tab/window close” and click on the enable button below the Omni box to active this features properly.

Flagging up fast tab windows close

Install the Data Saver Extension

If your problem is related more to a poor internet connection than it is to a sluggish browser, then one way you can help improve bandwidth is to install the Google Data Saver extension. This extension uses the Google servers to compress and optimize web pages before they are delivered to your browser.

google data saver extension

Check for unwanted software

If you’re on Windows, use the Chrome Cleanup Tool to find and remove unwanted software. The tool will perform a complete scan and removes any software that it finds may cause problem for Chrome. Once you have removed the infections and malicious programs via Chrome Cleanup Tool, check the browser performance.

Return to the Default Browser Settings

If all above method fails to speed up Chrome Browser then its time to return to the Default Browser settings. which reset chrome browser settings to default setup and fix if any customization tweak caused to chrome browser slow down.

  • Launch Chrome, then go to the More menu in the top right that looks like three horizontal dots.
  • After clicking it, choose Settings, then Advanced.
  • There, you’ll see a Reset section with a button of the same name.
  • Click it to confirm wanting to return to the default settings.

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