Unnecessary plugins, extensions, and even browsing data can slow your browser down to a crawl, or make it crash. In this article, we’ll show you how to disable plugins and extensions and clear browsing data to speed up Chrome and prevent it from crashing on you.
By default, when you install Google Chrome, many unnecessary plugins are installed and enabled.
Plugins help Chrome process special types of content, such as Flash, Java, Silverlight, or Windows Media files, but most of them aren’t even important to your daily browsing.
Plugins can slow down the performance of Chrome, but you can disable plugins you are not using.
To do this, type “about:plugins” (without the quotes) in the address bar of Chrome and press Enter.