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Fix – Google Chrome Freezing Issue in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Posted on the 03 May 2018 by Viney Dhiman @vineydhiman

The following blog post has a possible workaround on how to fix Google Chrome Freezing issue after installing Windows 10 April 2018 update.

Google Chrome Freezing Issue in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Microsoft releases Windows 10 April 2018 update. Even lots of users have already updated their machine to the latest version. Early adopters are facing lots of bugs and issues after installing the update.

Some users reporting on the Microsoft Answers that some specific apps like Google Chrome and Cortana hang or freeze after installing the Windows 10 April Update.

Google Chrome Freezing Issue in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Microsoft is already aware of this issue and soon release the patch next week or maybe later. In the meantime, if machine freezes while using any Windows 10 app, then you can try any of the following methods to troubleshoot the issue:

In case of Windows PC and Tablet

If the keyboard is connected to the machine, Try to wake up the screen by pressing the WIN logo + CTRL + SHIFT + B simultaneously. If you’re using a Windows tablet, then press volume up and volume down simultaneously, two three times within two seconds.

If the Windows is responsive, you will hear a quick beep sound and screen will get dim or blink while the system tries to refresh the screen.

In case of Windows Laptop

If you’re using a laptop running Windows 10 April 2018 update, then all you have to do is to close and open the lid of the laptop quickly.

That’s it!

At the time of writing this blog post, this is the only solution suggested by one of the moderators of Microsoft Answer. The company will soon release the update via Windows Update. So regularly visit Settings -> Updates & Security -> Windows Update.

Related Reading – Fix – Windows 10 April Update ‘Slow Alt+Tab’ Issue While Gaming

As soon as company release the patch I will update the information in the blog post. In the meantime, if you have any other solution to fix Google Chrome freezing issue in Windows 10 April 2018 update.


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