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I just reformatted my Windows 8 PC (desktop) and every time I try log into StackExchange, Google accounts my browser crashes (both Chrome & IE). It also happens when I try hit FaceBook, there may be more but this are the things use everyday.

Chrome gives an error "Aw, snap. Something went wrong..." and IE just crashes altogether.

I have tried turning off the firewall, running a virus scan but the issue still persists.

I have looked at the Http requests in fiddler and nothing seems out of the usual.

Can anyone help me with this annoying problem (question was composed on my laptop)?

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can you create a crash dump (ProcDump, Windows Error reporting service) and share this dump? –  magicandre1981 Aug 13 '13 at 18:00

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I had the same problem with my computer but after I restarted it this error disappeared. Maybe you need to reinstall Google Chrome?

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That was the first thing I tried... from memory. I did SFC.EXE /SCANNOW which I found on this link. It ask me to reset at the end so could not be entirely sure what fixed now but started working once it booted up again. howtogeek.com/135300/how-to-troubleshoot-google-chrome-crashes –  ojhawkins Aug 13 '13 at 13:08

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