How to Fix Chrome “AW, Snap” Error –

I’ve come across Chrome a few times”Wow, Snap” several customers had this error on their computers, so I decided to write this article with the methods I tried to fix this error. I have found from my experience that “Wow, SnapThe error occurs randomly when you are using your Chrome browser (not on every web page) and may be due to Chrome being incompatible. due to a hardware problem such as a plug-in or extension or a defective graphics card (VGA) or defective memory (RAM) module. detail”Wow, Snap” error is as follows: “Whoa, Snape! Something went wrong while displaying this web page. Please reload or navigate to another page to continue“.

If you also “Oops, mistake” and assuming your hardware is not defective, you can try the following solutions to resolve Chrome “Aw, Snap” error:


Before proceeding with the methods below, try the following first.

Solution 1: Disable hardware acceleration.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Chrome menu image and select “Settings“.


2. “scroll downSettings” until you find the box and click “Show advanced settings” option.

Chrome's advanced settings

3. Roll the window down again and “uncheck”Use hardware acceleration when available” option.

disable chrome-hardware-acceleration

4. Restart your Open Chrome and see if the “Aw, Snap” error is fixed.

Solution 2: Disable Chrome extensions.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Chrome menu image and select “Settings“.

2. selectExtensions” from the left panel.


3. From installed extensions, Delete or Turn off any extension listed there.

Uninstall-Uninstall the Chrome extension

4. Restart your Open Chrome and see if the “Aw, Snap” error is fixed.

Solution 3: Disable Chrome plugins

1. Open Google Chrome and “URL bar“, write: chrome://plugins Press the & buttonEnter“.


2. At”Plugins” page, turn offAdobe Flash Player” plugin and restart your browser. *

Disable Chrome-Flash-Player

Note: If you see “(2 files)” next to ” symbolAdobe Flash Player” plugin, then…


press the buttonDetails“the link on the right and …


…”Delete” open one of the two plugins found there (whichever it is) and restart your Chrome browser.

Disable the Chrome plugin[5]

Check if the “Aw, Snap” error is fixed. If not, repeat this process, but this time “Delete” select another Adobe Flash plugin and restart your Chrome browser.

3. If you keep getting the “Aw, Snap” error, “Shockwave Flash Player” plugin is present, otherwise try disabling all the other plugins in the list (one by one) to see which one is causing the problem. Remember to restart your browser after each change. If you find a plugin causing the problem, update the plugin from its Author (publisher) site.

Solution 4. Install an older version of Chrome.

First, go to Control Panel and uninstall Google Chrome.*

*Note: Before proceeding to the next steps, please backup your Chrome bookmarks first.

1. To do this, go to:

  • Windows 8/7/Vista: Start > Control Panel.
  • Windows XP: Start > Settings > Control Panel

start-control panel

2. Double click to open

  • Add or remove programs if you have Windows XP
  • Programs and features if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista.

add-remove programs_thumb1_thumb1_th[1]

3. In the list of programs, find and delete “google chrome”.


4. Mark for “Also clear your browser data“.


5. Now download and install an older stable version of Google Chrome: for example, Google Chrome 31.0.1650.63

download an older version of Chrome[3]

6. Finally, if “Wow, Snap” error has been fixed and your browser will work properly. If so, prevent Chrome from auto-updating (until the problem is fixed in a newer version) using the instructions in this article: How to turn off Google Chrome auto-updating

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