You should know that there is no specific reason why you encounter the STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error, when surfing the internet with your Google Chrome browser.
However, regardless of the reason(s) this error may appear, below are the 6 best and easiest ways to fix the STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error in Chrome.
Fixes for STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error in Google Chrome
Fix 1: Refresh the Page.
To refresh a webpage in Google chrome, you have 3 options. These are:
- Press the Ctrl and R keys on your keyboard.
- Click on the Refresh icon which is beside the address bar.
- Right-click on the webpage, then click on the Reload option.
This option works if the STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error you are getting is as a result of a minor glitch.
If this option is not able to fix it, then, the others will.
Fix 2: Clear Cookies and Site Data
- Visit chrome://settings/clearBrowserData using the affected Chrome browser.
- Then click on the Clear Data button.
Fix 3: Update your Browser
- Visit chrome://settings/help using the affected Google Chrome browser.
- In the About Chrome section, the browser will automatically scan to see if there is a newer version.
- If there is, download and install the update.
- If there is none, then go to the next fix.
Fix 4: Extension Compatibility and AdBlockers.
Incompatible and Ad Blocking extension can also cause the STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error on your Google Chrome browser. To disable or remove incompatible and Ad Blocking extensions, do the following:
- Visit chrome://extensions/ using the affected Google Chrome browser.
- Click on the Remove button below the affected (incompatible or ad blocker) extension.
- If you want to disable and not remove the extension, then click on the toggle switch which is after the Remove button.
Fix 5: Google Chrome Beta to Stable.
If you are a Google Chrome Beta or Canary user, you should know that. While you are first to have access to new features, your browser is not stable because those new features are still in the development stage.
So, if you are getting the STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error in your Google Chrome Beta or Canary browser, it could be that a new feature that Google want to implement is causing the error. In this case, you have two options.
- Wait for the next Beta/Canary update, and hope that it fixes the error permanently. While using the Refresh option spoken off earlier to fix it temporarily.
- Uninstall the Google Chrome Beta browser, download the stable version of Chrome and install it.
Fix 6: Reset Chrome.
Resetting your Google Chrome browser return it to its default state. This means all your installed extensions, themes and other Settings will be removed. But your bookmarks and saved logins will be restored when you sign into Chrome after the Reset is complete.
To reset Chrome, do the following:.
- Visit chrome://settings/resetProfileSettings?origin=userclick using the Google Chrome browser you want to reset.
- When the page opens, click on the Reset Settings button.
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