Fix for “Aw Snap” Error in Google Chrome [Reader Recommendation]
By on September 4th, 2008

Update: The Symantec Forum has a fix for the issue with a minor registry change, this will mean that you can use both Google Chrome as well as Symantec Endpoint Client.

One of our readers sent in a email where Google Chrome installed properly on his system, but while loading the site, there was the browser threw a error Aw Snap, something went wrong.

On researching the issue we found it to be a problem with Symantec Endpoint Client, the solution would be to disable Symantec first and run Google Chrome. It is not advisable to uninstall the anti virus software though and you should wait till either Google or Symantec releases a patch for it.

For more discussion on this error you can visit the article on Google Groups which details about this error and another which discusses another error which can be caused by the same issue. You can also find solutions for other problems with Google Chrome by visiting the error threads for Google Chrome.

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