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A lot of people use Google Chrome as their primary browser for work or personal use. It is stable and reliable among the top browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera or Brave. But, there are times when you will encounter errors in Chrome browser.

An example is the STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH error.

If you are getting the STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH error, check out the solutions below to know how to fix it.

How to Fix STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH Error on Google Chrome


Solution #1 – Use the Compatibility Mode

  1. On your desktop screen, look for the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Right-click on the icon to open the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Navigate to the Compatibility tab.
  5. Look for Run this program in compatibility mode for under the Compatibility mode option and check the box.
  6. Under it, click the drop-down arrow and select Windows 8.
  7. At the bottom, click Change settings for all users.
  8. Now, click Apply.
  9. Close the window and open your Chrome browser.

Solution #2 – Clear the Cache in Your Chrome Browser

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  1. Launch Chrome and click the Menu icon at the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Click More tools and select Clear browsing data.
  3. Next to the Clear the following items from, select the time period you wish you delete.
  4. Check the box next to Cached images and files.
  5. At the bottom, click Clear Browsing Data.

Solution #3 – Disable Your Extensions

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Some of your browser extensions may be the reason why you have the error. You can turn off all of your extensions or some of it and check if it helps in fixing the error. You can try to experiment which extension is the culprit of your problem.

  1. On your Chrome browser, click the More icon.
  2. Go to More tools.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Now, you can turn off your extensions.
  5. Close your browser and relaunch it to check if the error still exists.

Solution #4 – Disable the RendererCodeIntegrity Using the Registry Editor


The RendererCodeIntegrity may be triggering the error on your Google Chrome.

  1. Launch the Run dialog box.
  2. Type regedit and click Enter.
  3. Go to this location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome.
  4. Now, you will need to create a new key. Rename it to: RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled (DWORD).
  5. Go to the RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled value and set it to Zero (0).
  6. Reboot your computer and check your Chrome browser.

Solution #5 – Add the –no-sandbox Command

  1. On your desktop screen, right-click the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Navigate to the Shortcut tab.
  4. Look for the Target option and go to the end of the entry. Add a space and –no-sandbox after the .exe
  5. Click Save or Apply and open your Google Chrome.

Which of the solutions above worked for you? Tell us in the comments below.



  1. bonsoir ,
    pour corriger le dysfonctionnent , il faut juste faire un clique droit sur Chrome exécuter chrome en mode compatibilité et le tour est joué

  2. You are genius!!! I called all the tech nerds. They told me all sorts of bull. Atleast one assured me that some i5s do not have internet connections. Came here read this and hwala!!! Thanks a lot

  3. i used the run compatibilty mode option and now it has this strange look, how can i return it to the original state?


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