Description of the issue:
DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension (with “Allow in private” option turned on) crashes Brave when searching in the address bar in a Private Window.
How can this issue be reproduced?
- install DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension from Chrome Web Store,
- go to Extensions / DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials / Details,
- turn on “Allow in private” option,
- open New Private Window,
- search something in the address bar,
- Brave goes “booooom”.
Crash. All Brave windows are being closed. Reopening Brave allows me to Restore closed pages via “Restore Pages? Brave didn’t shut down correctly. Restore” pop-up.
Brave Version( check
Version 1.24.82 Chromium: 90.0.4430.93 (Official Build) (64-bit)
How to fix those crashes? Turn off “Allow in private” option for DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials. You don’t have to uninstall the extension.