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Windows 7: Google Chrome & Waiting for Cache

28 Jun 2012   #1

WIN 7 (Ultimate)
Google Chrome & Waiting for Cache

Hi guys,

for a long time now I am using Google Chrome. Used FF and Opera before, but I am pretty happy with Chrome now. But there is one thing that really is annoying.

Frequently Google Chrome is saying "WAITING FOR CACHE" and then it blocks/freezes my entire system for at least 30 Seconds or more. Everything else is stopped for that time. I already clean my cache more often, already completely removed Chrome and installed it fresh with a new user profile.

But no matter what I do, its coming back all the time.


is driving me insane. I have found nothing to get rid of that. I am only a few steps away from not using Chrome anymore, but I would not let go of it if I wouldn't have to.

So if anyone has a good idea to fix that, without getting rid of Google Chrome and switching to another Browser again, I would really appreciate the help.

In case its necessary to have info about what Extensions I use in Google Chrome:
  • Adblock Plus (Beta) 1.2
  • Facebook Ads Blocker 1.1.0
  • Freemake Video Converter 1.0.0
  • Imgur 1.1.2
  • Melanto Calculator
  • NotScripts 0.9.6
  • Quick Note 1.3.7
  • Session Buddy 3.0.16
  • Simple Mail Checker for Gmail 3.0.13
  • Tapatalk Notifier 2.0.4
  • Turn off the lights
  • Webpage Screenshot
I also used...
  • Click & Clean
but don't use it anymore since it didn't really help me with my problem.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2012   #2

WIN 7 (Ultimate)

No help at all ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jul 2012   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

You might try moving the cache from the default location, and/or change the cache size.

How To Change Google Chrome’s Cache Location And Size

Google Groups

In googling (no pun intended), this is a common problem.

A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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