If you have come to this article it is because you will be interested in knowing how you can disable Chrome hardware acceleration. It is no secret to anyone that a web browser can use and require any extension of your hardware. From the mouse, the keyboard, through the microphone, the bugles and even the webcam, they are visible examples that ratify the previous sentence that we indicate.

What is hardware acceleration?

Many times, if you are doing something that deserves a lot of graphics capacity, Chrome will even resort to the GPU in addition to the graphics card on your computer. At the same time, the fact that a browser can speed up your hardware to work better will help it load heavier websites.

However, in so many other times, the opposite can happen. In other words, the web acceleration applied by your browser will rather harm its work, even showing a white screen while you play videos. To solve these types of problems, we will indicate below the steps with which you can disable Chrome hardware acceleration.

Tutorial time, how to disable hardware acceleration in Chrome?

Your Google web browser has a switch with which you can disable Chrome hardware acceleration. Here we indicate the steps to use it:

Open Google Chrome. Click the more options button (the three dots) located in the upper right corner of the viewer. Then click “Settings” in the menu. Next, click on the “Advanced” option in the “Settings” panel. Go down to the “System” section. There you can see the switch with which you can activate or deactivate Chrome hardware acceleration. Press in this case to deactivate it. Close and restart Google Chrome so that the changes you made take effect.

And ready! Now you know everything you have to do to avoid acceleration.

These steps that we have just indicated are also applicable to other browsers that apply hardware acceleration. Just look for the respective configuration panel in it and you will find the hardware acceleration switch.

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