Chrome not Responding

Do you also get a “Google Chrome not responding in Windows 10” error message? This error occurs due to several reasons, such as a corrupted chrome file, caches and cookies, an older version of the browser, and more. Relax! you can easily fix the problem of “Google Chrome not working on Windows 10”, by following the below-given steps:

Quick Methods to Fix Google Chrome Not Working Error with Windows 10:

There are several ways to fix the problem below. Let’s find out how

Method 1: Delete cache and cookies

Restarting your computer is the easiest way to fix a problem, and this trick works many times.

  • Press the Alt + Ctrl + Delete key to open Task Manager, click “Finish Task”, if Google Chrome is running, it will close Google Chrome completely after you reopen Google Chrome.
  • Go to Configure and manage Google chrome in the upper right corner of the pop-up window
  • Go to settings
  • Click on advanced settings
  • Go to reset and clear
  • Click to restore settings to their default values
  • Click the reset button. (Please read the instructions provided by Google before resetting, as this may clear all extensions and temporary data, such as cookies, your bookmarks, history, and saved passwords)

Method 2: Enable Chrome through Windows Defender Firewall

  • Press win + R simultaneously on the keyboard. Then make a copy and paste of the control firewall CPL in the field and click OK.
  • Navigate to a program or permission feature through Windows Defender.
  • After the above steps, click the Change Settings button> select Allow another application
  • When the Allowed Programs window appears, click the Change Settings button. Then check the 4 boxes for Google Chrome and click OK.
  • When you’re done, try running Chrome again to see if the issue of Chrome not working with Windows 10 is resolved or not.

Method 3: Update the latest version of Google Chrome

  • To update Google Chrome, go to the three vertical dots button that shows the help option, click on it, and go to the About Google Chrome menu.
  • Following the steps above, Google Chrome updates automatically.
  • Google Chrome browser will be updated to the latest version, which may be useful in resolving an issue that prevents Google Chrome from responding to Windows 10.

Method 4: Clear the DNS cache to fix this error

DNS cache is a minor issue, but it can cause an error in Google Chrome. To resolve this issue, follow these steps: –

  • To fix this error, go to Win + X and select a command prompt (administrator) from the list.
  • Write the specified commands and press the enter button after each command
  • ipconfig / flushdns
  • netsh winsock reset

Also Read: How to Fix Google Chrome Not Working Error


By following the steps above, you can easily fix Google Chrome not responding to Windows 10 issue, and easily access Google Chrome on Windows 10. If you are not tech-savvy and still face the error, then try to reach out to the technician or speak with the experts remotely.