Chrome so Freaking Slow on Windows 10

Hello there,

Recently I encountered an issue, which is rampant, and people complaint a lot about it.

All of a sudden, Chrome would not load. I was getting “Page unresponsive”.

This is happened to me once before, on my work computer Chrome become sluggish as molasses. Try a few of the things you find on the Internet, did not work.

Then as sudden as it started it went away. No explanation.

A few days ago, on my home computer Chrome started to behave that way. Nothing worked.

I started using Firefox again which was fine, this was a clue that the culprit was Chrome.

I know what you are going to say, there was a virus, blah, blah, blah.

Nope, there was no virus. Will not go onto how I was certain, I have AV plus other things and after checking there was no virus.

Finally, I decided to uninstall and reinstall Chrome. No luck.

What was one to do? Then it dawned on me. Why don’t I try the 32-bit version? Yes, you can still get it and it is not as much of a memory hog as the 64-bit version.

So, I did uninstall the 64-bit version and install the 32-bit version.

What do you know it resolved the issue, for a while it seemed that the issue was still there however after a couple of minutes Chrome started to behave normally.

Once again, I have no explanation.


Take care.


ESXi, VMware, KVM, Proxmox, Oh My!

Hello again,

I have used virtualization for a while now in the enterprise.

Mostly using Esxi and vSphere, using servers with 256 GB of memory and Terabytes of backend space (iSCSI, Fiber, NFS, etc.).  Also, some KVM setups when Open Source was the only viable option due to pricing, etc.

At home, I have used either the free version of VM-workstation or VirtualBox.

I have not needed something more powerful. Just enough to test a new Linux distro for example, or run a KVM image.

However, I started to use GNS3 to run big labs at work. Then I switched to EVE-NG. This was not an issue of course since I had the virtual resources.

At home, it was a different story could not run big labs just the simplest ones.

Thus, I started to look to get some computer power. I could have got a server of e-bay for some decent price. However, they are noisy as hell.

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