There was a time when Google Chrome was the new kid on the block and promised faster browsing and faster page load time. That hasn’t been the case for many years now. In fact, now when I hear colleagues, students, or others complain about their computers or Chromebooks running slowly the first thing I do is check their Chrome settings.
There are two little Chrome settings that can make it run faster on your Windows computer or on your Chrome book. Those settings are found under “system” in the “advanced” menu. Those settings are:
Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed.
Use hardware acceleration when available.