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Chrome hangs when uploading

I have an issue with Chrome browser where when I attempt to upload documents or images, I get the spinning wheel but it takes a very long time for the upload to occur. Frequently it doesn't finish and timesout with a close or wait dialog.

I've seen countless threads about it being a flash issue. However, I've disabled Adobe Flash, Pepper Flash, all plug-ins (everything in chrome://plugins and chrome://extensions) and the issue persists. I've cleared cache.

I have a windows 7 64 SP 1 desktop.  My Chrome version is current (26.0.14.10.43 m). I've had this issue for a long time so it's been ongoing for multiple versions and updates of Chrome. I don't have the issue with FF or IE.

Any thoughts on how to cure this?

Thanks.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Scott Fell

I use Chrome as my main browser and find there are just some sites that will not work.  For me it has to to with certain log ins.  I have  26.0.1410.43 too.  I can not use one of my banking sites for instance.
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For all the noise, hype and smoke and mirrors pronouncement Chrome is at best a 2nd class browser compared to Firefox; even Opera is superior in a lot of ways.  

Chrome is optimized for two things.  Search, and tracking so Google can push out the right ads.  They claim to be very standards compliant, but if you take away the webkit hacks they are only slightly more compliant than IE10 and much less compliant than Firefox.

They have trouble with some sites, and esspecially uploads, because not all sites are willing to allow mother Google to dictate the access they will allow Google to have.

BTW Google is dropping support for webkit in favor of their own abortion called blink, so will no longer have to share control of the hacks with other manufacturers. Developers depending on the hacks could end up with broken pages if Google decides to interpret -webkit hacks differently than they do now. See:http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/apr/05/blink-google-rendering-browser

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Yep, it's not perfect, nor are any of the others. But I rely on it as well as FF and unfortunately IE.

Any ideas on how to solve the upload issue?
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The issue occurs in GMail, and any web page, service, app, etc. Doesn't happen on other systems.
Scott Fell

Did you try to disable ALL add ons?   I used to use add ons from the chrome store and found some cause issues so I deleted them all.  Now I have very few issues.
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I've disabled Adobe Flash, Pepper Flash, all plug-ins (everything in chrome://plugins and chrome://extensions) and the issue persists. I've cleared cache.
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Scott Fell

The only other thing you can try is to uninstall and reinstall.
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Uninstall and reinstall yielded the same results.
Scott Fell

I'm out of ideas... Maybe request attention and add the areas, "Windows OS" and "Microsoft OS", "Google Chrome OS" or whatever else they suggest.
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

The question has either no comments or not enough useful information to be called an "answer".
Scott Fell

Sometimes the answer is there is no answer.  Like I first said, there are some sites I can't use with chrome and it is frustrating.  In my case, I noticed it has to do with certain types of log ins from larger sites.  Although I don't notice it as much.
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Thanks for helping with the cleanup; we appreciate the effort.  With respect, I believe you are incorrect suggesting deletion.  While it is not a pretty thread it is useful and correct information about a bug that can save a lot of time when access in a search for a solution.

IMO, Padas should be awarded the points; as ugly as that might seem.

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I appreciate the input that has been provided but I disagree with the conclusion.

The issue does not occur on "certain sites". It occurs on all sites. I do not have this issue on other systems. Just this one. If I had this issue on all systems, I agree, Chrome would have to go. However, that is not the case.

I believe the issue lies with Flash. I see 2 versions of Flash (pepperflash and shockwave flash) in the plugins. If I leave both OR disable one or the other the issue persists. If I disable both, I can upload. I understand that I could leave Flash off and live with turning it on/off as needed though that isn't really a good solution.
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I'm not exactly certain at this point that this has resolved the issue but after implementing the solution in comment #1 in the following thread I am able to upload again:
http://www.eventid.net/display.asp?eventid=8003&eventno=680&source=mrxsmb&phase=1


Seems I was having crashes and in the Event Viewer > Windows Logs > System I was seeing the following:


The master browser has received a server announcement from the computer "X" that believes that it is the master browser for the domain on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{XXXX}. The master browser is stopping or an election is being forced.

I went to the other system and disabled it per the instructions.

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Here are some steps you can follow:

1. Look at the System Event log on your server and look for the error 8003. Within that log, identify the “computer” that is announcing itself as a master browser.
2. Go on to the computer identified in step 1, go to the Services Administration panel. You can usually find this by going to Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services.
3. Once you have Services open, look for an entry called “Computer Browser”. If that service is “started, ” you have found your culprit. If not, you may have to try the registry hack listed in step 6.
4. Double click on the “Computer Browser” service to edit it. Stop the service and then change the type to „Disabled” (from either Manual or Automatic). Click OK to apply your changes.
5. That should have resolved the issue. You should check your main servers event logs periodically to be sure that the error does not show up. If the error continues to appear read step 6.
6. Check the following registry value on the computer: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Browser\Parameters\IsDomainMaster". Ensure that it is set to false. You probably have to reboot the machine to make the change take place.
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Please disregard my last comment. After reboot the issue persists.