FIX: error occurred running the Unity content on Chrome page

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  • The An error occurred running the Unity content on this page error arises when playing browser games.
  • This article includes some of the potential fixes for the Unity content error.
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Some users have posted on Google’s forum about a Unity content error that arises in Chrome.

When they try to play browser games within Chrome, an error message pops up that states, An error occurred running the Unity content on this page. Users can’t play browser games when that Unity error arises.

What can I do if An error occurred running the Unity content on this page issue appears?

1. Clear Chrome’s browser data

  1. Click the Customize Google Chrome menu button on the far left of the browser’s URL toolbar.
  2. Select More tools to open a submenu.
  3. Click Clear browsing data to open the options shown directly below.
    Clear browsing data options an error occurred running the unity content on this page chrome
  4. Click the Time range drop-down menu and select All time.
  5. Select all three checkboxes on the Basic tab to clear Chrome’s browsing history, cache, and cookies.
  6. Click the Clear data option.

2. Reset Google Chrome

  1. Type chrome://settings/ in Chrome’s URL bar, and press the Enter key.
  2. Click Advanced to expand Settings.
  3. Then scroll further down to the Restore settings to their original default option.
    Restore settings to their original defaults option an error occurred running the unity content on this page chrome
  4. Click the Restore settings to their original default button.
    Reset settings button an error occurred running the unity content on this page chrome
  5. Click Reset settings to confirm.

3. Reinstall Google Chrome

  1. Press the Windows and R keys at the same time.
  2. Next, type appwiz.cpl in Run and click OK to open the uninstaller window.
    Programs and Features window an error occurred running the unity content on this page chrome
  3. Select Google Chrome within the Programs and Features applet.
  4. Click the Uninstall button.
  5. Open File Explorer’s window.
  6. Then delete the Chrome subfolders at these paths:
    C:\Users\<YourUserName>\AppData\Local\Google
    C:\Program Files(x86)\Google
  7. To erase the Chrome folders, select them and press the Delete button on File Explorer’s Home tab.
    Delete option an error occurred running the unity content on this page chrome
  8. Restart Windows after removing Google Chrome.
  9. Open Google Chrome’s webpage in Edge.
  10. Click Download Chrome to save the installer for that browser’s latest version, and install it.

Note: You’ll lose your Chrome profile information for bookmarks and settings by deleting the leftover folders as outlined above.


4. Disable or uninstall third-party antivirus software

First, try temporarily disabling any third-party antivirus software installed on your PC by right-clicking its system tray icon and selecting its disable (turn off) option.

Select to disable the antivirus utility for an hour or two if you can, and then try playing the browser game the Unity issue arises for.

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If the Unity error doesn’t occur when you’ve disabled your antivirus utility, uninstall the software. You won’t need to disable the antivirus utility all the time if you uninstall it.

You can uninstall antivirus software via Programs and Features as outlined for resolution three. Alternatively, check out the antivirus removal tool index on the ESET site to see if there’s an official removal tool for your antivirus software.

Those are some of the resolutions users have fixed the Unity content error with. Some of the fixes above might also resolve the same issue for Firefox, Internet Explorer, and other browsers.