Google Chrome is undoubtedly one of the most popular browsers across the world. While it comes with a lot of advanced features, is easy to use, and offers some great extensions to try, it comes with its own set of problems too. It can sometime behave extremely annoying while in the midst of an important work.
For instance, you may come across strange errors, it can slow down, and even totally stop responding even as you keep clicking on it. Worst still, it doesn’t even shut down unless you use the Task Manager. So, how do you deal with this issue. We have a better idea. Let’s get into the solution.
Method 1: By Uninstalling Chrome Via Settings App and Reinstalling
Step 1: Click on the Start button on your desktop and click on Settings located above the Power option.
Step 2: In the Settings window, click on Apps.
Step 3: In the Apps window, under Apps & Features section on the right side, scroll down and look for Google Chrome. Select it and click on Uninstall.
Step 4: In the prompt that appears, click on the Uninstall button again.
Click Yes on the UAC prompt to continue with uninstallation process and wait for it to get uninstalled.
How to Reinstall Google Chrome
Step 1: Go to any other browser (since you have already uninstalled Chrome) and type google.com/chrome/ in the address bar and hit Enter.
As you reach the Google Chrome download page directly, click on the Download Chrome button in blue.
Step 2: Click on the Setup.exe file and wait for the download and installation to complete.
That’s all. Your Google Chrome is now reinstalled and you should be able to use it hassle free now.
Method 2: By Uninstalling Chrome Via Control Panel
Step 1: Click on the Start button and type Control Panel in the search field. Click on the result.
Step 2: In the Control Panel window, change the View by option to Category. Now, click on Programs.
Step 3: In the next window, click on Programs and Features.
Step 4: Find Google Chrome from the list, select it and click on Uninstall at the top.
Now, click Yes on the UAC prompt and wait for it to get uninstalled. Then, follow Steps from Method 1 to reinstall Google Chrome.
Restart your computer for the changes to be effective. Your Google Chrome should work perfectly fine now.