How to fix High CPU Usage in Google Chrome

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It's not uncommon for Web browsers to consume a moderate to substantial percentage of your computer's resources, particularly if you're running Flash or Java in one or more tabs. If you notice a CPU spike when you browse certain pages, the pages may contain bugged code, or, in the case of websites like YouTube or Netflix, use extensions that are resource-intensive. If Google Chrome consistently exhibits high CPU usage regardless of your browsing activity, however, and the browser is up-to-date, you may need to disable certain plug-ins or extensions, or reset the application to its default settings.
Method 1 : Use Google Chrome’s inbuilt task manager
1. Right-click the title bar or press "Shift-Esc" to open Task Manager in Google Chrome. Click "CPU" to see which task is consuming the most resources.
2. If you find any of them fluctuating and using too much of your RAM and CPU resources. Chances might be the page is infected or the extension is malfunctioning. Write down the name of the task if it's a plug-in or extension. Select the process and then click "End Process" to close the task and do a thorough scan of your system to remove any malware infection.
Method 2 : Remove all the extension in Google chrome
Sometime one or multiple plugins can be the reason why Google Chrome ends up using a lot of your computers resources . You can use chrome’s extension manager to find out which of the extension is using more resources.
1. Open "Settings" from the Chrome menu and then click "Extensions," or type "chrome://plugins" (without quotation marks) into the address bar and then press "Enter," depending on which type of add-on is exhibiting high CPU usage.
2. Locate the appropriate extension or plug-in in the list. Uncheck "Enabled" or click "Disable" to prevent the add-on from running.
3. Restart chrome and if the plugin works normally then the problem is solved, however if the problem still exists then Remove the extension from chrome and reset chrome to set it back to normal .
Method 3 : Reset chrome
If you can’t find any solution to Chrome’s problems through all of the above steps then you can try Resetting Chrome. It fixes most of the problems with chrome. Before resetting chrome, do sync your bookmarks and other data with your Gmail account so that you don’t lose them
1. Click the Chrome Menu on the toolbar and then click "Settings"
2. Select "Show Advanced Settings..." from the bottom of the page and then click "Reset Settings"
Method 4: Uncheck "hardware acceleration when available" from Settings.
1. Click the Chrome Menu on the toolbar and then click "Settings"
2. Select "Show Advanced Settings..." from the bottom of the page and then uncheck "hardware acceleration when available"
3. Restart chrome.

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