How to Enable or Disable Fast Tab/Window Close in Google Chrome in Windows


This tutorial is no longer valid in the latest Google Chrome.


In Google Chrome, you can enable or disable a flag for an experimental feature which affects the tab and window closing performance of Google Chrome.

When the Fast tab/window close flag is enabled, Chrome runs a tab's onunload JavaScript handler independently of the GUI.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable fast tab and window closing in Google Chrome for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar of Chrome, and press Enter.

chrome://flags/#enable-fast-unload

3. Select Disabled (default) or Enabled for the Fast tab/window close setting you want. (see screenshot below)

Enable or Disable Fast Tab/Window Close in Google Chrome-chrome_fast_tab-window_close-1.jpg

4. Click/tap on the RELAUNCH NOW button at the bottom to apply. (see screenshot below)

Enable or Disable Fast Tab/Window Close in Google Chrome-chrome_fast_tab-window_close-2.jpg


That's it,
Shawn