How to Fix Google Chrome White Screen Error on Launch

Google Chrome is the widely used web browser. It is the favorite choice of many users because of its interface. Recently users are facing the issue of a white screen with Google Chrome when they launch. It just shows a white page and doesn’t load any web page. Let’s see how we can fix it.


ADVERTISEMENT

Clear Browsing Data

Step 1: Press Ctrl+Shift+Delete Keys in Google Chrome.

Step 2: In the Clear Browsing Data window, go to the Advanced tab and select All time in the Time range. Select all checkboxes below and click Clear data.

Clear Browsing Data Min

Step 3: Now try loading the web page.

Disable Hardware Acceleration

Step 1: Click on the three dots on the top and click on Settings.

Chrome Settings Min

Step 2: Click on Advance to go to advanced settings.


ADVERTISEMENT

Advanced Settings Min

Step 3: In the System section, set Use hardware acceleration when available toggle button to off.

Hardware Acceleration Disable Min

Delete GPU Cache Folder

Step 1: Close Google chrome.

Step 2: Press Win+R, an in Run command type AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\ShaderCache and click OK.

Run Gpu Cache Min

Step 3: In the ShaderCache folder, delete all GPU cache folders.

Gpucache Folder Min

Step 4: Restart the system to make changes effective.

Disable Browser Extension

Newly added extensions might be faulty and might result in a white screen issue. You can try disabling such extensions to fix the issue.

Step 1:  Click on the three dots at the top, click on More Tools, and select Extensions in the submenu.

Extension Settings Min

Step 2: Click the toggle button to disable the extension. You can click on Remove if you want to delete that extension.

Extension Disable Min

Reset the Browser Settings

You can try to reset the browser settings to eliminate this issue. Also, you can clean up the computer if you doubt it might be due to an issue in the system.

Step 1: Click on the three dots at the top and click on Settings.

Chrome Settings Min

Step 2: Click on Advanced Settings.

Advanced Settings Min

Step 3: Go to the Reset and clean up section and select Restore settings to their original defaults.

Reset Chrome Settings Min

Step 4: A confirmation popup will appear to reset the settings, click on Reset Settings.

Reset Confirmation Min

Step 5: You can click the cleanup computer option if you doubt the issue is due to harmful softwares on the computer.

Clean Up Computer Min

Reinstall Google Chrome

You can try to uninstall and install the Google Chrome application again to get rid of this problem.


ADVERTISEMENT

Step 1: Press Win + I keys on the keyboard.

Step 2: In Settings, select Apps.

App Settings Min

Step 3: In the list of Apps & features search Google Chrome and Click on it. Click Uninstall Button.

Uninstall Chrome Min

Step 4: Once Google Chrome is uninstalled, install it again from the windows app store.

Explore other Browser options

You can also explore Google Chrome’s competitor Web browsers. It might be Safari,  Firefox, Internet Explorer & Edge, or Opera. There might be new features in these browsers compared to Google Chrome which you might like and find more useful. Give it a try.

The above fixes should have resolved the issue. Please leave a comment below to let us know which fix worked for you. Thank you for your time!!

ADVERTISEMENT