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    weird Chrome browser problem on wifes laptop

    Morning all,

    Wifes laptop wont run Google Chrome web browser. Looking in Tak mgr I can see one of the svchost is running at 150kb, which is unusual, and that svchost links to a Windows Audio process. If I kill the svchost, I lose the wireless connection, but ifg I run troubleshooter is fixes itself, and the svchost is back up to 150k again, and Chrome still wont open

    I can access the net via IE but not Chrome. Ive run a virus/malware check which is clear, and Im currently running windows update.

    Any other suggestions please ?

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    Re: weird Chrome browser problem on wifes laptop

    Sorry if it's a bit obvious, but have you tried uninstalling Chrome and re-installing it?

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    Re: weird Chrome browser problem on wifes laptop

    OK, after doing all the above, plus updating Windows, it was still playing up, so as my learnéd friend above suggests, I reinstalled Chrome, and bang, sorted !

    I hate computers.

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