How to End a Process in the Google Chrome Task Manager

The Task Manager in the Windows operating system lets you see applications and processes that are currently running on your computer. You may have even opened it before and noticed that you can have several Google Chrome items listed in that application.

But Google Chrome has its own, separate version of task manager that you can use to close out of processes that are running within the browser. Our tutorial below will show you how to open the Google Chrome task manager and end a process that you would like to stop running.

 

Google Chrome Task Manager – How to End a Process

The steps in this article will show you how to open the Google Chrome task Manager, then end a process that is running in there. Note that ending the wrong process may close the browser or stop certain features from working, so it’s best to do this only if you know exactly what process you need to end.

Step 1: Open Google Chrome.

 

Step 2: Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button at the top-right of the window.

open the google chrome menu

 

 

Step 3: Select the More tools option.

open the chrome more tools menu

 

 

Step 4: Click the Task manager option.

open the google chrome task manager

 

 

Step 5: Select the task that you want to end, then click the End process button.

how to end a process in google chrome task manager

 

 

Are you switching from a different Web browser to Google Chrome, and you’re looking for a way to keep all of your old bookmarks? Find out how to import bookmarks to Chrome from another browser so that you can continue to easily navigate to your important sites.

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