Error Status Invalid Image Hash When Chrome Is Launched

How to fix the error code: status_invalid_image_hash when Chrome is launched?

When launching Chrome via an automation (either by running the Studio project or having it executed by a Robot), the following error comes up: error code: status_invalid_image_hash


  1. Press the Windows and R keys simultaneously to open a new Run window
  2. Type regedit and hit Enter to open the Registry Editor
  3. Navigate to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome
  • If the Chrome folder does not exist, you need to create it
  1. Create a new key and name it RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled (DWORD)
  2. Edit it and set the RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled value to 0 (zero)
  3. Restart the computer and launch Chrome again to check if the error persists.

Alternatively, if it is not feasible to modify the Registry key, use Command Prompt to disable the RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled feature.

  1. Open Command Prompt as an administrator and type this command:
  • REG ADD “HKLM\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome” /v RendererCodeIntegrityEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0.
  1. Close the browser and launch it again.