Chrome is one of the most popular and globally known web browsers with millions of active users.
Chrome also allows add-ons for better performance. This is a very reliable web browser and has lots of satisfied customers. But one error that you may face while using Chrome is Aw, Snap! This error message appears when your Chrome is unable to load pages.
Check the Google Chrome firewall settings immediately as sometimes the firewall restricts certain sites on your network. But the error on page loading can occur due to numerous reasons.
Troubleshooting Chrome Page Not loading error:
Restart your Chrome browser
Whenever your Chrome shows any error, restart it. Restarting the browser will fix many runtime errors. Delete the process from the taskbar by using the given steps:
- Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys from your keyboard
- Windows task manager will get launched
- In the Task Manager, choose Google Chrome and tap the End Process button
- Restart your device
Now again open Google Chrome and check whether the pages are loading or not.
Remove the extensions
The extensions allow the user to visit a certain page immediately or use a specific tool. But sometimes users install a malicious extension on Chrome which starts interrupting other Chrome processes. These extensions also make your website heavy which slows down the browser speed. When you get the error on page loading then try removing all the extensions from your device.
Remove the unwanted extensions from Chrome by following the given steps:
- Open your Chrome browser
- Click on the three dots on the right pane
- Select More Tools
- Click on Task Manager
Now go to the Extensions and choose the End Process button. Reload the Chrome page and check whether the browser is working or not. If the browser is working then the error is appearing due to the extensions. Remove the malicious extension from your system and then work on your browser reliably.
Update your Web Browser
Never keep your web browser outdated. Outdated browsers are very prone to internet threats and hackers. When the browser shows you an error, check for the update. Updating the Google Chrome browser not only troubleshoot your error but also ensures that your browser is protected from various threats. You can update the Chrome browser by following the given steps:
- Open the Chrome browser
- Click on three vertical dots
- Choose the Help tab
- Click on About Google Chrome
- Chrome will start searching for new updates
- Click on Update Google Chrome
Now, wait for the Chrome update process to finish. Once your browser gets updated, restart your Chrome and try to load a webpage.
Disable the hardware acceleration tool
Using the hardware acceleration tool allows your Chrome browser to utilize the hardware for good performance. But using the hardware acceleration may restrict certain pages to load properly. When you are getting issues on loading certain pages on Chrome then disable hardware acceleration temporarily and check for the error:
- Reopen your Chrome browser
- Click on the three dots (vertical dots on the right pane)
- Go to the Settings tab
- Choose the Advanced option
- Select Use Hardware Acceleration when available tab and toggle the switch to disable. Now restart the browser and check whether the pages are loading or not.
- Run a malware scan
Your Chrome browser can show issues in loading pages due to malware. Sometimes the search engine or some settings on your Chrome browser gets changed unknowingly. Malware can make changes to your browser and can also steal your data like account credentials. Use reliable anti-malware which can remove all the malicious programs and files from the system. If your Chrome is still showing the error, ask the Google Chrome technical team for help.