The network sharing feature on Windows 10 computers may stop working due to various reasons. But, when you diagnose the exact cause, you can fix the problem without much trouble. This article can help you fix the GOOGLE CHROME NOT OPENING ON WINDOWS 10 issue. Try out all the troubleshooting solutions carefully and fix the problem efficiently.


(Simple solution)

If Google Chrome is not opening on Windows 10 for the first time, restart your computer.

Restarting the Windows 10 computer

  • Click the Start icon.
  • Select the Power option followed by Restart. After your computer restarts, check whether the Google Chrome not opening on Windows 10 issue is resolved. If not, perform the advanced method given below.
  • Similarly, if Chrome crashes unexpectedly or suddenly, restart the Chrome browser and your Windows 10 computer.

Restarting the Chrome browser

  • Close the Chrome application by clicking the X icon in the top-right hand side of the screen or pressing the Ctrl and q buttons at the same time.
  • Now, relaunch the browser by clicking its icon on the desktop or taskbar or using the Ctrl, Shift, and T button combo.
  • After the browser restarts, check if the crash issue is fixed.

Advanced methods

Method 1: Configuring the date & time settings correctly

Check whether the date and time settings on your Windows 10 computer are configured correctly. If not, configure them correctly to fix this issue.

  • Move the cursor over the taskbar.
  • Right-click on the blank area on your computer's taskbar.
  • Click the Adjust date/time option.
  • Now, enable the Set time automatically and Set time zone automatically options by clicking the toggle buttons beside them.

Method 2: Reinstalling the Chrome browser

An incompatibility issue may also cause these kinds of issues. So, the next step is to reinstall the Chrome browser on your computer. To do so, first, uninstall the browser from your Windows 10 computer.

Uninstalling the Chrome browser

  • Open the Settings screen.
  • Select the Apps option.
  • Locate and click on the Google Chrome browser.
  • Click the Uninstall button.
  • Wait for the browser to uninstall.
  • Once it is uninstalled, restart your Windows 10 computer.
  • After your computer restarts, download the latest version of the Google Chrome browser from its official support page.

Reinstalling the Chrome browser

  • Run the downloaded installer file of Chrome on your computer.
  • Install the browser by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After installing the app, try to launch it.

If the Google Chrome browser is not opening on Windows 10 again, try the next method to fix it.

Method 3: Modifying the Compatibility settings

  • Select the Chrome browser icon and right-click on it.
  • Select Properties > Compatibility > Change settings for all users > Run compatibility troubleshooter.
  • Now, check if the Chrome browser is opening properly.
  • If not, go to the Compatibility tab of your Chrome browser and select the following options: “Disable full screen optimizations” and “Register this program for restart.”
  • Click the Apply button followed by OK.

If the Google Chrome browser is not opening on Windows 10 even after performing the above methods, contact us by clicking the Call Us or Call button provided on this page.