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Google Chrome and Edge create random debug.log logs

An error in the latest version of Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers causes random debug.log files to be created on the desktop and other user folders.

debug.log Chrome

On October 6, 2020, Google released Chrome 86 and all users were automatically updated to this version. Other Chromium-based browsers, such as Brave and Microsoft Edge were also upgraded to this version at about the same time.

Chromium randomly generates debug.log files

From circulation of Chrome 86.0.4240.75, the browser started creating debug.log error logs on the user's desktop and other folders.

The debug.log file is the default log file used by Chromium-based browsers to log a bug.

With the latest browser version, an error causes creation debug.log files with the following message:

chrome debug.log

Although Google has not officially explained it error, Chrome has a recurring problem archives and subdirectories in a folder and logs it as an error.

It is not known if this is a new bug that caused the problem or if Google enabled it register and forgot to turn it off.

Those users who are experiencing this issue can resolve it by deleting the contents of the Chromium Crashpad folder.


The Crashpad folder is located at the following locations for Chrome, Edge, and Brave:

Chrome: C: \ Users \ [username] \ AppData \ Local \ Google \ Chrome \ User Data \ Crashpad

Edge: C: \ Users \ [username] \ AppData \ Local \ Microsoft \ Edge \ User Data \ Crashpad

Brave: C: \ Users \ User \ AppData \ Local \ BraveSoftware \ Brave-Browser \ User Data \ Crashpad

To delete the contents of the Crashpad folder, follow these steps:

1. Close all Chrome, Edge, or other browser instances with the problem.

2. Navigate to your browser's Crashpad folder.

3.Delete the contents of the Crashpad folder.

4. Restart Chrome to recreate the contents of the Crashpad folder.

Now that Crashpad has been restored, debug.log files should no longer be created.



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