If an application on your Chromebook stops responding, you can either wait for it to respond or forcibly close it with the Chrome OS Task Manager. If you need to stop an unresponsive app, follow these steps.
How to close non-responsive apps
Non-responsive apps are not that common on Chrome OS, but the operating system is not immune to the problem. And with more types of apps available on Chrome OS than any other operating system ̵
Start Chrome, click the menu button, and then click More Tools> Task Manager, or press anywhere while using your Chromebook.
When the Task Manager opens, any apps, extensions, tabs, and processes currently running will be on your computer Chromebook listed. View a process's digital footprint and manually close everything on your Chromebook with a simple click.
Find the unresponsive process, click it, and then click End Process.
This stops the app immediately without warning and stops the process.
After you have finished the process, hopefully you can restart the app without any problems. If it still does not respond, there may be a problem with the application. Try uninstalling the program and reinstalling it from the source – the Android Store Store Store, the Web Apps Chrome Web Store, and so on.
If you're still having problems, make sure that Your Chromebook has the latest version of Chrome OS installed. Sometimes, updating to the latest version fixes certain bugs with other apps. Otherwise, it may be time to look for another tool for the job.
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