FIX: Aw, Snap! Something went wrong error on Google Chrome

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
Deputy Editor
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  • Google Chrome is a great browser, but it has its share of errors.
  • Many users reported Aw Snap, Something went wrong while trying to access a certain website.
  • To fix this issue, you just need to disable the Predict network actions feature or try reloading the page that crashed.
  • Are you having additional problems with Chrome? If so, check out our Chrome hub, for more useful guides.
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Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers on the market, but Windows 10 users reported Aw, snap error in Google Chrome.

This error can prevent you from loading certain webpages, so let’s see how to fix it.

How do I fix Aw, Snap! error in Google Chrome?

  1. Reload the page
  2. Close all other tabs
  3. Try restarting your PC
  4. Disable Predict network actions to improve page load performance
  5. Disable your extensions
  6. Start Incognito mode and create a new Chrome profile
  7. Check Chrome for malware
  8. Temporarily disable your antivirus and firewall
  9. Remove problematic software from your PC
  10. Reinstall Chrome
  11. Clear browsing data
  12. Disable hardware acceleration
  13. Disable plugins
  14. Disable Sandbox mode


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1. Reload the page

If you’re getting Aw, snap error message, it might be because your Internet connection is having some issues, or due to problems with the website that you’re trying to access.

To fix this problem be sure to wait a few seconds and try to reload the page.

If the page loads normally, it means that there was an error with your network connection or with the website that you’re trying to access.

If your internet connection is limited on Windows 10, check out this guide to fix the problem in no time.

2. Close all other tabs

Chrome is a demanding browser, and if you don’t have enough available RAM, you might get Aw, snap error message. To fix this problem be sure to close all other tabs except the one that is giving you Aw, snap error.

After closing all other tabs, try to reload the problematic tab again.

Chrome keeps opening new tabs? Follow the simple steps from this guide and get rid of the problem.

3. Try restarting your PC

If the problem appears constantly, it might be due to a third-party application. Applications can sometimes interfere with each other, thus causing all sorts of errors.

To fix this issue, try to restart your device. After your device restarts, start Chrome and check if this error appears again.

4. Disable Predict network actions to improve page load performance

  1. Press the Menu button in the top right corner and choose Settings from the menu.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Go to the Privacy section and uncheck Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly.
  4. Restart Chrome and check if the issue is resolved.

5. Disable your extensions

  1. Click the Menu button in top right corner and choose More tools > Extensions.
  2. List of installed extensions will now appear in new tab.
  3. Uncheck Enabled option. Repeat this step for all installed extensions.
  4. After you’ve disabled all extensions, restart Chrome.
  5. When Chrome starts again, check if this error appears.

If the error doesn’t appear anymore, you need to enable extensions one by one until you find the one that is causing this problem. After finding the problematic extension you can update it or remove it.

Did you know that Chrome extensions increase CPU usage and slow down browsing? Find out more in this article.

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