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I am working on a computer that had a lot of malware on it. I removed most of it to my knowledge. Now when I open Google Chrome I get a blank untitled page, with the traditional sign-in URL on top. If I go to the settings, the settings tab opens up blank as well. All pages that I navigate to will come up blank as well. The browser doesn't even perform a postback, it is like it is unresponsive. I did some googling and have seen people with similar errors, but no fixes.

IE 8 works great without issues.

Re-installing Chrome was the first thing I did!

Any suggestions?

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you seriously haven't tried reinstalling chrome? – barlop Jan 15 '13 at 18:29
You can try and delete the Chrome's current profile. We need more information in order to help you. – Ramhound Jan 15 '13 at 18:33
seriously re installing chrome was the first thing i did! – jackncoke Jan 15 '13 at 18:35
@Ramhound Do you know where that is located in the folder? – jackncoke Jan 15 '13 at 18:39
on Windows 7 its C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\Default. You can create a new profile folder by appending this –user-data-dir=”d:\<new chrome user directory location>” to your chrome shortcut property. Source – nixda Jan 15 '13 at 18:49
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This was not my computer but one i was fixing for a friend. The issue was the it was running in Compatibility mode for windows XP service pack 2. After re installs it set it self back to that i am assuming because i did not set it to that. Thanks for the help .

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Check out the compatibility mode in the shortcut's properties.

Mine was checked with Windows XP SP2.

Unchecked it, now Chrome works perfect!

Seems stupid, but it worked.

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I was having the same problem with Chrome & as I was performing the solution here I discovered a different problem. "Run this program as an administrator" box was checked in the Compatibility tab. After clearing the box & applying it Chrome went right back to work as usual. Yeah!

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