Problem: Map Viewer in Google Chrome causes high CPU usage
Solution or Workaround
It may be necessary to enable the Use hardware acceleration when available setting in Google Chrome. Make sure that any work is saved before enabling this and relaunching, as follows:
- Launch Google Chrome and click the menu icon (vertical ellipsis), as shown in the next image, and click Settings. Alternatively, type chrome://settings/ into the browser search bar.
- In the Settings menu, click System. If needed, expand the Advanced drop-down section in the left sidebar.
- Toggle the Use hardware acceleration when available setting to the ON position and click Relaunch to apply the changes.
Last Published: 11/24/2022
Article ID: 000028546