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So you are unhappy because the Google Chrome web browser won’t open or launch. This article explains how you can troubleshoot when Google Chrome won’t open after successfully installing on your Mac. More specifically the problem is that Google Chrome seems to be unresponsive and won’t start at all when trying to open the Chrome App. Do not worry, you are not alone. It seems that many macOS users are having this problem. Here is what to do:

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How to fix when Chrome won’t open

1-It is possible that Chrome is already running. You may want to check if Chrome is already open. Here is how you can check this:

  1. Press the Option, Command, and Esc (Escape) keys together or you can click Force Quit from the Apple menu (upper-left corner of your screen).
  2. Do you see Google Chrome there in the list
  3. If you do, select it and then click Force Quit, and try re-opening Chrome. if you do not see Google Chrome in the Force Quit window, then see the step below.

A virus could cause your Mac running OS X Mountain Lion to misbehave. A computer virus is a nasty little piece of computer code that replicates and spreads from disk to disk; some viruses can destroy files or erase disks with no warning. Malware (short for malicious software) is. Version 14.0.835.0 in Chrome's 'dev' channel for the Mac now supports Lion's system-wide two-fingered swipe, one of the default gestures in OS X 10.7, which Apple shipped last week.

2-Restart your Mac. (see also: How To Use Spotlight On Your Mac)

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3-If you do not see Google Chrome in the Force Quit menu (see tip#1), follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Finder of your Mac.
  2. From the “Go” menu select “Go to Folder”
  3. Enter this:
  4. ~/Library/Application Support
  5. And click Go
  6. This will open a folder
  7. Find the ‘Google’ named folder
  8. Right click the folder and click Get Info
  9. Click Sharing & Permissions to open the section
  10. Click to Lock icon (bottom right corner) to unlock it. You need to be an admin and then enter your password.
  11. Find the user who is having the Chrome opening problem and click its Privilege
  12. Change Privilege from ‘Read Only’ to ‘Read & Write’.
  13. Now click the Settings icon and select ‘Apply to enclosed items..’
  14. Click Ok and try restarting the Chrome app.
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4– If nothing helps you, you may want to try removing Google Chrome and then downloading and reinstalling. It is possible that your Google Chrome browser files may be corrupted and that is why it is now working. To uninstall Chrome, open Finder and click Applications. Then drag Google Chrome to the Trash. And then like the step number #3, select Finder and, from the Menu bar, click Go and then Go to Folder and enter ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome and click Go. A new window will open. Select all the folders, and drag them to the Trash. This completely removes Google Chrome. Now you can go head and download and install again.

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Starting with Firefox version 49, Firefox requires Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or higher. Visit this Apple Support page to find your Mac OS version.

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If you're using an outdated version of Firefox on Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or earlier, the only way you can update Firefox to a secure version is to upgrade your Mac OS to a version that Apple supports. Visit this Apple Support page to learn more about upgrading your Mac.

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Note: If you have Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard), you will need to download OS X El Capitan before you can upgrade to the latest Mac OS.

While insecure versions of Firefox will continue to work on OS X 10.8 and earlier, using an up-to-date version of Firefox on a supported version of Mac OS will provide you with the best and safest user experience.