Windows 10: Some more chrome problems Solved

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  1.    19 May 2017 #1

    Google chrome is seriously misbehaving

    Chrome has started misbehaving again....

    1. Google chrome randomly minimizes my games to the desktop only to tell me that google chrome doesnt know how to update itself. This is incredibly annoying.

    2. Google chrome switches from maximized to windowed mode randomly, and then I have to click two times on maximize to maximize it again. I have to do this maybe 10-20 times on a daily basis.

    3. Google chrome is randomly redirecting me to various websites, even if I did not click on them.

    4. Google chrome always starts in windowed mode so I have to click to click maximize everytime I want to browse the internet.

    5. Google chrome is creating a duplicate icon of itself on windows taskbar everytime I launch it.
    Last edited by Cerawy; 25 May 2017 at 10:02.
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    macOS High Sierra
       19 May 2017 #2

    Thats not Chrome's problem, it's probably some low-level adware issue. Perform some scans using your preferred anti-malware.adware software and see what it comes up with.
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  3.    24 May 2017 #3

    I have already ran super anti spyware several times...
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    Win 10 Home Build 1803, 17133.1,64bit
       24 May 2017 #4

    Malwarebytes | AdwCleaner

    Try adwcleaner. If above link does not work, just google malwarebytes adwcleaner.
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  5.    25 May 2017 #5

    I just ran adwcleaner... it found 84 threats and crashed several times... but it deleted the threats and my pc has gotten a lot faster... but it didnt solve any of the problems...
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    Win 10 Home Build 1803, 17133.1,64bit
       25 May 2017 #6

    Try resetting or reinstalling chrome.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1709 (OS Build 16299.402)
       25 May 2017 #7

    This one may or may not help, but it shouldn't cause any problems either way. Try deleting your DNS Cache. I use CCLeaner for that, or from an Admin Command Prompt type in the command ipconfig /flushdns and hit enter.
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  •    25 May 2017 #8

    I cleaned with CCleaner with ccenhancer as well as clearing the dns cache and it didnt solve anything, but reinstalling chrome seems to have solved problem 4 and 5.
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  •    28 May 2017 #9

    Im going to keep adwcleaner because it seems like a good program, but I would still like to solve 1 2 and 3.
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    Win 10 Home Build 1803, 17133.1,64bit
       29 May 2017 #10

    3. Google chrome is randomly redirecting me to various websites, even if I did not click on them.

    3 seems like the most serious. You may consider making a separate post in the Antivirus Forum.
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