Google Chrome Freeze after viewing pdf

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johnpr98
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Hi All

Does anyone else suffer with Google Chrome freezing all tabs  solid after opening a online pdf?

This seems to have been going on the last month or so, malwarebytes has found  nil problems

I was away for a week recently and don't recall any freezing problems using BT broadband, it re-appeared when I came back home, maybe I never opened a pdf when I was away?

I've disabled::
Talk Talk's Kids safe, still freezing
Chrome's Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides extension

The two remaining extensions which may be causing the issue are:
Adblock Plus
Rapport

There are plenty of reports of this problem with Chrome going back years and I haven't found the fix for me there.....yet

Any thoughts or similar experiences anyone?

Cheers

johnpr98
 
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Tony Carter
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Re: Google Chrome Freeze after viewing pdf

Hi John, there seems to be a history of problems similar to your post over a number of years.

I came across this link which may be worth checking

https://pdf.wondershare.com/tutorial/open-pdf-in-chrome.html

Alternatively perhaps use another browser (eg Firefox)

TonyC

johnpr98
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Re: Google Chrome Freeze after viewing pdf

Hi Tony

Many thanks for your input, fingers crossed I am OK now as disabling Adblock Plus seems to have fixed the issue.

However your advice makes perfect sense, as I don't have a Chrome extension to open pdf's

However as the pdf's are opening without freezing Chrome, I will leave well alone for now

If things go awry again I will try your fix and report back. wink

I find Chrome great for browsing  on my tablet and laptop as my history and bookmarks are kept  in synch, very useful

Cheers

johnpr98
 
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