What is Google Chrome Helper? – Fix high CPU & Memory usage on MAC

Google Chrome is the world best browser developed by Google LLC {Limited Liability Company}. At first, Chrome was majorly used only on Windows Operating System but nowadays it is majorly used almost all the operating systems like Android, Mac OS, Linux, and iOS. Google Chrome is the most used browser for its outstanding features and awesome extension supports. But in fact that some of its services and processes like Google Chrome Helper also creates high CPU usage issues on Mac.

What is Google Chrome Helper?

Google Chrome Helper is a process for MAC devices which is seen when you start Chrome browser. Google Chrome Helper is a launch to control the extensions and plugins which are not handled by Google Chrome browser. As I have told you that Google Chrome Helper is a process so, it runs as a process on Mac activity monitor and the main problem is that it consumes high CPU and memory usage. Now the question is when they consume high CPU usage? So, here is an answer, when the Chrome Plugins interconnects among the external server.google chrome helper

I have experienced that and I have heard the same problem from many users that Google Chrome Helper consume high CPU usage. So, after researching tens of technical blogs and forums on this issue and I have three best solutions for it so that users can apply it and solve the problem of high memory usage. So, take an eye on below-stated methods which will surely help you out to solve the issue of high CPU usage of Mac.

  1. Disable Google Chrome Helper
  2. Delete Unwanted Process using Google Chrome Task Manager
  3. Remove Unwanted Extensions from Chrome

So, above are the only methods which will give you an idea of what to do when Google Chrome Helper consumes high CPU usage. And now I will give its solutions which will give you the idea of how to apply the trick for solving the issue.

Disable Google Chrome Helper

I will give you a new trick to disable Google Chrome Helper. So, the new trick is that you can disable Google Chrome Helper also by changing Plugin Settings. Google Chrome Helper runs its separate process on Mac due to this the main issue arises that is high CPU usage. So, below are the steps to disable Google Chrome Helper by changing the settings of the plugin.

  1. Step 1: At first you have to close all tabs and I must say that don’t close Chrome browser.
  2. Step 2: Now on the screen, at upper you will Chrome menu just do click on it and tap on PreferencesTap on Preferances
  3. Step 3: Now you will be shifted to Settings screen do tap on Show advanced settings and then select the Privacy tab.Click on Show Advanced Settings
  4. Step 4: You will have the option name as Content Settings do tap on it.
  5. Step 5: Now finally go to the Plugins part to change the plugin settings.
  6. Step 6: And do click on Let me choose when to run plugin content.
  7. Step 7: At last close the Google Chrome and do restart to your computer to save the changes.

So, this was the whole process of disabling Google Chrome Helper by changing plugins settings.

Delete Unwanted processes using Google Chrome Task Manager.

If there will be more processes running in the background on Chrome will lose battery faster and it will cause MAC high CPU usage. So, my advice is to remove the unwanted or unknown processes by using Google Chrome Task Manager. So, take an eye on below steps to apply this trick:

  1. Step 1: First of all open Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. Step 2: And you will have 3 dots or 3 horizontal lines which are known as Chrome menu just click on it.
  3. Step 3: Now you will have many options listed do click on More tools and then hit on Task manager.More tools and Task manager
  4. Step 4: Finally hit on End Process.Click on End process

So, like this, you can remove or delete the unknown processes or we can say processes which cause the issue of high CPU usage.

Remove Unwanted Extensions from Chrome

As we know that Google Chrome is the World best browser because it supports millions of extensions but some times this extensions creates the issue of high CPU usage on MAC. So, that’s why we advise you to check the Google Chrome extensions list and remove the unwanted extensions. So, to do this follow the following steps:

  1. Step 1: First of all open Google Chrome on your computer and tap on the Chrome menu which is at the top screen.
  2. Step 2: Now tap on the More tools and choose the Extension option from the list given. More tools and Extensions
  3. Step 3: Now you will have a list of extensions on the screen.
  4. Step 4: Tap on the unwanted extensions and hit on Remove. Same process for all extensions.Hit on Remove

This process will increase the speed of google chrome browser and it will also solve the issue of high CPU usage. Make sure you follow all the steps without skipping a single step.

Read Also: How to repair Google Chrome from crashes and viruses?

So, this was the whole blog on Disable Google Chrome Helper – High CPU and Memory Usage on MAC with the bunch of information and with the 3 best solutions. I must say that if you don’t get the ultimate result by applying our first method you can go to our next solution which will surely help you out to solve the issue of Disable Google Chrome Helper – High CPU Usage. Finally, I hope that this much information is enough for solving the problem.

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