TIP: Speed up Google Chrome page loading in Windows

Is Google Chrome taking too long to load a website or search? This is because Chrome may be configured to access the internet through web proxy.

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In this How-To you’ll learn how to speed up Google Chrome web browser to load pages much faster with a simple tweak.

Is Google Chrome taking too long to load a website or search? This is because Chrome may be configured to access the internet through web proxy.

Google Chrome relies in some Internet Properties settings. When you start Google Chrome or try to get to a website, at the bottom-left corner of the window, you will see a message that says: Resolving proxy…, this one will stay for a while and then your website will load.

Instructions

1. Start Google Chrome

2. Click the Tools menu (1st) and Select Options (2nd). See image 1.

Chrome Tool and Options Path

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3. Click the Under the Hood tab and in Network section, click Change proxy settings. See image 2.

Chrome Under the Hood Settings

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4. The Internet Properties window will open.In the Connections tab look for the Local Area Network (LAN) settings and click LAN settings. See image 3.

Internet Properties Windows

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5. In Automatic configuration make sure that Automatically detect settings is unchecked — This is what is causing the problem. See image 4.

LAN Settings

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6. Click OK in (see image 4), then click Apply and Ok again (see image 3), and finally click Close in. See image 2.

It is done, Google Chrome should be able to load you website faster!

Useful Links

  • Get Google Chrome follow this link HERE!

Source Google Chrome Help

Mar. 30, 2011 Update

Starting Google Chrome 10 there is a new settings interface. So to get to the proxy settings by just cutting and pasting this URL chrome://settings/search#proxyinto the address bar.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.