Latest Chrome Canary keeps crashing on Windows 10

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Chrome Canary crashes on Windows 10 for many users

Chrome Canary is continuously developing and new features are added every day.

RendererCodeIntegrity crashes Chrome Canary 78.0.3874.0 

But despite the development team behind it working very hard, there are still problems plaguing the browser. One of the more recent ones reported is that Chrome Canary is crashing on Windows 10.

More specifically, the latest version of Chrome Canary (78.0.3874.0) crashes constantly with the “Aw snap!” error on all sites when RendererCodeIntegrity is enabled. chrome canary is constantly crashing on windows 10

The problem is pretty alarming and many users reported it since the latest update:

I have the same problem after today’s update (Aug 4)

It also crashes in Incognito. Just started today.

The crash also happens in Incognito mode and creating a new profile doesn’t work. Furthermore, there seems to be a notification about crashing UBlock extension.

How can I stop Chrome Canary from crashing on my Windows 10 PC?

A possible cause of the problem could be the antivirus solution on an affected PC, but is isn’t yet fully confirmed. Nonetheless, if you have an antivirus solution, be sure to turn it off.

As a workaround for now, you can disable code integrity using the command line: –disable-features=RendererCodeIntegrity. This has solved the problem for some users.

We have to mention that the workaround wasn’t successful for all users, but if you encounter the same problem, you can give it a try as it might help you get rid of the “Aw snap!” error.

Do you experience crashes with Chrome Canary on Windows 10?

Tell us about your experience in the comments section below.