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Browser crashing

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Browser crashing

    Hi, I am running win 8.1, i have had trouble with chrome crashing (shockwave flash) this happens all the time, even on the chrome settings page or upon launch (google search is my homepage). In ie i get a similar problem, i get an error message saying it must close the program.
    I had this before and i did a reformat and clean install of windows and it worked flawlessly for a few days but the problem is back. Everything else on PC is working fine.
    Sandisk SSD 120GB
    i5 2500
    GTX 680
    Antec Trupower 750W

    thanks for any help

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  2. #2

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 x64

    just to add, both times this has happened it has been after i have turned pc on after being off over night. I rarely turn system off but with no downloads or time critical software running i thought id power down. Maybe not relevant.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 375
    Win 8.1 64bit

    What version of Chrome are you running ? Stable, Beta, or Dev.

    Uninstall and reinstall the latest stable version to see if that helps.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 x64

    thank you for your reply but it seems to have been fixed with the latest windows update. I suspect a memory leak problem that microsoft have now patched
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