Google Chrome comes with so many error messages and this “Rats! WebGL Hit a Snag” is no exception. This error usually occurs if there is a compatibility issue with the WebGL content or there is an error in it. You will continuously see the error if Chrome tries to access WebGL on any site after seeing the error. Enough of the explanation, now let’s check out what can we do to resolve the error.
How to Fix “Rats! WebGL Hit a Snag” Google Chrome Error?
Once this error message occurs, it can occur again and again when you try to access WebGL contents. To fix it completely, you have to follow some steps.
You Can Enable Hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome
This the easiest way to resolve the “Rats! WebGL Hit a Snag” error message:
- Run the Chrome browser
- And from the top-right corner of the browser, click on the Customize and control Google Chrome button
- Click Settings from the newly appeared drop-down menu
- To open advanced Google Chrome settings, scroll down and find Advanced
- Under the system tab, you can find the settings option
- Here you will have to enable the “Use hardware acceleration when available” option
- Now close your Google Chrome and the changes will take place
After saving all these changes, you can try to load the website again. If the method works, then you can load the contents you are trying to reach. In case this method fails, you have other options available.
Update Google Chrome
If your browser is running on the outdated version, it is very likely that you are encountering the error. It can be incompatible with WebGL content if you do not update the browser for so long. Hence, try to update Chrome with the help of these steps:
- Launch the Google Chrome browser
- Here, click on the Customize and control Google Chrome option from the top-right side of the browser
- The option will show a green light if there is an update available for more than a day
- This will turn orange if the update is pending for more than 2 or 3 days
- And the red light will appear if the update is pending for more than a week
- Click Update Google Chrome and wait for sometimes when the process is in progress
- Close and re-open Chrome if the process is over.
Now check if you can fix the “WebGL hit a snag” error or not. Try out a different one if this also does not help.
Reset Google Chrome Brower-“Rats! WebGL Hit a Snag” FIXED!
Due to some unintentional settings that error can appear. And here are some easy steps to reset Google Chrome Settings:
- Click on the Customize and control Google Chrome option from the top-right corner of Google Chrome
- When the drop-down menu appears, click on Settings
- From there, scroll down and click on the Reset option.
Relaunch your browser and try to load the website again only to see that the “Rats! WebGL Hit a Snag” error message is gone. If you need any other information regarding the same, just drop a comment below. You can also read: Wow Error 132 Fatal Exception