Friday, November 11, 2011

Facebook Crashing in Chrome

Facebook crashes in Chrome due to several reasons. Sometimes it's actually Google Chrome that crashes while you are using Facebook in your PC browser. There are plenty of plugins and extensions that cause your web browser to crash. Shockwave Flash plugin can also be a major culprit especially when you are playing Facebook games in Chrome. 

Here are given steps that can help you avoid this problem:

Check Internet Connection

Unstable Internet connection can cause Facebook to crash. Repairing your Internet connection should solve this problem.

Update Google Chrome

Facebook crashing can be due to outdated version of web browser. Updating Chrome should solve this problem.

1. Open Chrome
2. Click on Tools | About Google Chrome
3. Update Google Chrome

Repair Registry

Corrupted registry entries often cause Facebook crashing. In registry database user settings, browser settings and installed application are stored. You should repair this part in order to run websites properly.

1. Download and install some reliable registry cleaner such as PC Fresher
2. Scan Scan | Fix Errors

Uninstall and reinstall Adobe Flash Player

Presence of outdated flash player can cause Facebook to crash. To solve this problem, you need to uninstall and reinstall Flash Player. Follow the steps given below.

1. Start | Control Panel
2. Add or Remove Programs | Select Adobe Flash Player
3. Uninstall Flash Player.
4. Restart your computer.
5. Install Flash Player again.

Temporarily Disable Windows Firewall:

Chrome Facebook crashes can be due to fact that firewall is filtering Facebook. To fix this problem ,temporarily disable your firewall through steps given below.

1. Click on Start | Control Panel
2. Double click on Windows Firewall.
3. Click on Off under General Tab

Update Device Drivers

Another reason behind Facbook error can be outdated sound and video drives. Uninstall your earlier drivers and download latest drivers.

1. Right click on My Computer | Properties | Hardware Tab
2. Device Manager | Select device and Right Click on it
3. Uninstall driver, restart your computer
4. Download latest drivers for sound and video

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