Chrome is a popular browser launched by Google and is one of the quickest and sturdiest browsers out there with lots of handy features and user-friendly configuration options. This and several other elements are the primary reasons for its group success. However, sometimes by running in the background, Chrome can eat up many of the computer’s resources. For those who want to squeeze the most out of their computers, this can be quite frustrating. So you can avoid Google Chrome from running in the background. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to avoid Google Chrome from running in the background on Windows 10.

Avoid Google Chrome from running in the background on Windows 10

To avoid Google Chrome from running in the background on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Google Chrome in the taskbar and then click the Google Chrome option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Google Chrome option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Customize and control icon from the right corner of the screen as highlighted in the above image.

A menu will appear, click the Settings option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.

Click the Advanced option and some further options will appear as the following image is showing.

Click the System option and further you will see some controls. Then turn off the Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed toggle button as highlighted in the above image. After that, restart the Google Chrome application to make the changes.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to avoid Google Chrome from running in the background on Windows 10.

How to avoid Google Chrome from running in the background on Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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