Google Chrome Screen Flickering Windows 10

On your windows 10 computer your google chrome browser if your screen is flickering then there are couple of simple steps to fix this google chrome screen flickering issue when you are using google chrome by using command prompt commands and google chrome screen flickering issues occurs due to the incapability or outdated display drivers or any background and color applications like hardware acceleration is enabled on your google chrome browser, So let’s see in detail below how to fix chrome screen flickering in windows 10.

Google chrome screen flickering windows 10
Fix Google chrome screen flickering windows 10

How to fix Google Chrome Screen Flickering windows 10

Step 1: Click on windows start menu and in windows search type in cmd (best Match pops out) and click on run CMD as administrator and open cmd.

Step 2: Click on yes when user account control pops up on your screen to run cmd as administrator.

Step 3: Now type in or copy and paste this command in your command prompt : sfc /scanfile=c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll and hit enter.

NOTE: The above command is a system file checker which performs sfc scan of a particular file .dll and fixes missing dll files, if windows 10 finds any corrupted files are found on your windows 10 computer if you are facing google chrome screen flickering issues.

Step 4: Once you hit enter it will perform sfc scan file and if any integrity violations found in windows resource protection it will fix it.

That’s it, once your run sfc scan file command, google chrome screen flickering issue will be fixed successfully and you will not encounter any more chrome screen flickering issues.

Turn off Hardware acceleration to fix google chrome screen flickering

Step 1: Open up chrome browser and click on 3 vertical dots on top right corner and select settings.

Step 2: In chrome settings -> Scroll down and click on Advanced option.

Step 3: Underneath system -> toggle off use hardware acceleration when available.

That’s it, once you turn off hardware acceleration your chrome browser screen flickering issue will be fixed.

What cause google chrome screen flickering Issue?

If you are running too many background options (applications) or your google chrome browser hardware acceleration option is enabled in your chrome settings you will face google chrome screen flickering issue and chrome browser screen goes glitching.

Does chrome extensions cause chrome screen flickering or glitching?

The other reasons could be, if you are having too many extensions installed on your chrome browser then it may lead to chrome screen flashing or flickering cause when you run google chrome all the installed chrome extensions will run in background and leads to screen flickering.

How to fix google chrome screen flickering in windows 10?

You can fix google chrome screen flickering by turning off chrome hardware accelerating option, update display drivers and you can also run sfc scanfile using command prompt and fix chrome screen flickering issues.


Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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