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Does your Chrome browser feel like it’s running a bit slower than usual? These tips and tricks can help you give Google Chrome a speed boost.

  1. Remove unnecessary extensions: Chrome extensions can slow down your browser, so remove any extensions that you don’t use. Go to Settings > More Tools > Extensions and remove any unwanted extensions.
  2. Clear browsing data: Clear your browsing data, such as your cache and cookies, by going to Settings > More Tools > Clear browsing data.
  3. Disable hardware acceleration: Hardware acceleration can cause Chrome to use more resources, so disabling it can improve performance. Go to Settings > Advanced > System and toggle off “Use hardware acceleration when available.”
  4. Pause or remove tabs: Having too many tabs open at once can slow down your browser. Pause tabs you’re not using or remove tabs you don’t need.
  5. Keep Chrome updated: Make sure you’re using the latest version of Chrome, as new updates often include performance improvements.
  6. Limit the number of open tabs: Having too many tabs open at once can slow down your browser. Try to limit the number of open tabs to a manageable number.
  7. Disable background apps: Chrome runs background apps even when they are not in use, which can slow down the browser. Go to Settings > Advanced > System and toggle off “Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed”
  8. Run the Chrome Cleanup Tool: The Chrome Cleanup Tool can help you remove unwanted software that may be slowing down your browser. Go to chrome://settings/cleanup

By following these steps, you can speed up your Google Chrome browser and improve its performance. Keep in mind that some extensions and websites may require more resources than others, so pay attention to which extensions and tabs are causing the most slowdown.

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