Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers out there. The quality of the Chromium platform it is based on is quite unique. When you take into account that Microsoft Edge is moving to Chromium, it is obvious that we are talking about an advanced browser foundation. Despite it being state of the art software, you need to pay attention to some settings if you want to prevent it from automatically running when your computer boots up.
Learn how to stop Chrome from opening on startup in Windows 10 in the following easy steps.
To be able to react immediately at all times, Google Chrome automatically keeps running in the background, even if you close the browser window. This ensures it always reserves some RAM so it can start immediately working when you need it to. Of course, this means it consistently starts running when your Windows 10 boots up. Disabling Google Chrome from running in the background is quite easy, just follow the steps below.
Sometimes issues on startup are caused by the webpages that are open in Chrome. To stop Chrome from opening the webpages and tabs you had opened when you last used it, you can disable this option in the settings. Follow the steps below.
The Google Hangouts extension can cause problems at startup. If you are using this extension, it is a good idea to reinstall it.
That's it! You can now head over to the Chrome Web Store and reinstall the Google Hangouts extension once again.
If your Google Chrome is still misbehaving, you can always reset it to its default settings. This also applies to some problems caused by Chrome being one of the Windows 10 startup programs.
Doing this will reset Chrome to its default settings which might solve the issue. Problems caused by Chrome running at startup can be quite irritating at times. If you go through all of these steps, you should successfully resolve these issues. If not, check the official Google support forums for alternative solutions.
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