Is your Google Chrome browser consuming too much memory?
So much that other applications start suffering as soon as you fire Chrome…
And wait a min, are you also experiencing a lag while loading websites?
Well, if you answered both these questions in yes, maybe it’s time to pay attention to how many extensions are installed in your browser.
That’s right. If you have too many extensions, and it’s starting to take a toll on browser performance, it’s time to remove extensions in Google Chrome.
How? Let’s figure it out.
Frequently Asked Questions
Should I Remove Extensions From Chrome?
Keeping too many extensions in your Chrome browser may affect its performance because each extension consumes some resources when a webpage is loaded.
This can make websites slower to load. Therefore, it makes total sense to remove Chrome extensions that you no longer need.
Do Chrome Extensions Affect Performance?
As we just said, each extension consumes some resources whenever you open a new webpage.
Chrome even includes a task manager to let you see how much network bandwidth and memory each extension is consuming.
You can access the Chrome Task Manager by hitting the Shift+Esc shortcut.
How to Remove Extensions in Google Chrome: Step-by-Step Instructions
It doesn’t take much to remove an extension from Google Chrome. Just follow the steps explained below, and you’ll be good to go:
Open a new browser tab
In the address bar, type Chrome://extensions and hit Enter;
An Extensions screen will load like the one shown below. On this screen, you can see all the extensions that are installed in your Chrome browser;
On this screen, you can easily remove any extension that you want by clicking the “Remove” button below it.
Just hit the button, and when prompted whether you really want to remove the extension or not, hit “Remove” once again.
That’s it! The extension will be removed now. Repeat the process for other extensions that you don’t want.
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It’s easy to remove extensions in Google Chrome, isn’t it? We hope we did a good job of explaining the whole procedure.
Now, it’s your turn. Start removing unused Chrome extensions from your browser, and see how it boosts the performance of your browser.
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