Error: Google Chrome has stopped working. Chrome crashes at startup because of Comodo component

Chrome (version 45.0.2454.85 m) stopped working after installing Comodo Internet Security Premium. Right after you start the Chrome you get error:

Google Chrome has stopped working: A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

 google-chrome-has-stopped-working

Cause of error

As it turned out guard32.dll (the component of CIS Premium 8.2.0.4674) was causing the error:

chrome-error-log

How to fix

  1. Uninstall CIS:
    cis-uninstall
    In some cases helps renaming guard32.dll but I do not know what are the consequencies. So do it on your own risk if you wish.
  2. Sometimes after uninstalling CIS you can get a network error: Inidentified network (Limited). In this case launch command promt as administrator (how to), type netsh winsock reset and reboot the computer:winsock
  3. Update 07.09.2015. You can install a new build of Comodo Internet Security Premium from the official website. The problem was fixed.

Video on how to fix error ‘Google Chrome has stopped working’