Google Chrome - How to disable hardware acceleration

November 2016


Google Chrome - How to disable hardware acceleration

To disable the hardware acceleration feature of Google Chrome follow the below procedure:
  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Click Customize and Control Google Chrome > Settings.
  • Click on "Show advanced settings" and scroll to the "System" section.
  • Uncheck "Use hardware acceleration when available" and restart Google Chrome.


Windows 8/8.1: Upon disabling hardware acceleration, you won't be able to use Google Chrome in the Modern UI mode!

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