In Google Chrome, hardware acceleration is a feature that allows the browser to access to the device graphics hardware to speed up processes, thus improving the overall user experience when surfing the internet.
However, depending on your device configuration, hardware acceleration can negatively affect your experience by preventing visual elements from displaying correctly on the screen.
If you’re seeing menus and dialog boxes not rendering as expected, disabling hardware acceleration can fix this issue.
In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to disable hardware acceleration in Chrome.
How to disable hardware acceleration in Chrome
To prevent Google Chrome from using hardware acceleration, use these steps:
Click the hamburger button in the top-right corner and click on Settings.
Click the Settings button in the top-left corner and click on Advanced.
Click on System.
Under the “System” section, turn off the Use hardware acceleration when available toggle switch.
Click the Relaunch button.
Once you complete the steps, menus and visual elements should render correctly on Chrome.