Sometimes google chrome browser creates a group of processes while running on the computer. Let’s have a look to disable multiple chrome processes on your computer.
Why Chrome Browser Creates Multiple Processes
Google chrome designed an individual process, extension, and plugin for every tab you used on your PC. The purpose of this design was to prevent your browser from complete failure in case if anything goes wrong. For instance, if you open any website on chrome browser and the website will still active and accessible in its own tab. Even if you open many other websites and any one of them is crashes. Chrome browser can stay active if you closed any tab from it due to separation of each tab in to each separate process.
Disable Multiple Chrome Processes In Windows 10
After knowing the purpose of multiple chrome processes on your system you may not want to disable this until it is necessary to disable. It will necessary for users to disable this because it will consume RAM in excessive percentage on your computer. This problem occurs when you open too many tabs in your browser or you are using too many extensions and plugins on your browser at the same time. In such condition, chrome browser will slow down or it may be crash, sometimes you have to disable chrome processes on your computer by following steps below.
By using google chrome task manager.
By discontinuing chrome background processes.
Change setting to open a single process from multiple tabs from previous settings.
Using fewer extensions and tabs.
Kill Chrome Processes Using Chrome Task Manager
You can see each chrome process running by using its built-in task manager. You can close any chrome process on your computer from the task manager.
Go to the 3-line chrome settings icon, then click on more tools >task manager option.
Then the chrome task manager window will appear on your screen. Click on any process that you want to close and then tap on the end process button.
Now processing for this specific tab will stop. And it will not able to use any resources on your computer to run.
Stop Chrome Background Processes
If you stop using browser and close your browser, those processes will still be running on your computer’s background. This occurs because installed chrome extensions and plugins with a default tendency to running in the background. You can stop running these processes by following the steps mention below.
Click on the 3-line icon of chrome browser which is located at the top right corner of the screen. Then click on settings.
Then click on show advanced settings from the settings screen.
Then expand settings screen and uncheck the option of continue running background apps when google chrome is closed.
Now, this method will stop chrome browser from running processes in the background.
Set Chrome Browser to Open Single Process For Multiple Tabs
You can set up your chrome browser to open a single process for every task then you can do this setup on your Windows 10 operating systems by following steps below.
Go to start menu and then right-click on the chrome icon. In our case, google chrome is on the taskbar of your PC. Then right-click on the icon and then go to google chrome and then click on properties.
Now, the properties screen will appear on your screen. Click on the target text box and scroll to the end of the line. At the end of this line type -process-per-site.
Insert a single space before -process-per-site.
Then click on the apply button and then OK button to save settings.
If you find any change or problem after implementing this method. Simply go back to the properties screen and remove the phrase -process-per-site and everything will go back to their previous position. This method is best for those users who like to work on multiple tabs.
Use Less Tabs & Extensions
This is another and easiest way to prevent your computer from multiple processes running on the background. If you use fewer tabs, plugins, and extensions then there will be fewer processes running on your systems. Remove all unnecessary extensions and plugins and stop using multiple tabs.