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  1. #1

    Posts : 25
    windows 8.1

    chrome error

    guys please help my google chrome started having problems it seems like everytime i start chrome my laptop lags then i get this error saying "your preference file is corrupt or invalid" i already tried reinstalling chrome, restarting my computer and even using ccleaner nothing worked ad i dont want to reintall anymore because i don't want to lose all my bookmarks, plugins and history as well as it doesn't work so i don't see the point. what should i do please help.

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    What worked for me was I quit using Chrome & started using Opera.
    You can import bookmarks-

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  3. #3

    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,274
    Windows 10 Pro

    Hi dacoolmike,

    Please try the following, close chrome if you have opened it
    • Press windows logo + r, copy/paste "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data" and press enter
    • Rename the folder "Default" to something else.
    • Try opening chrome, a new "Default" folder should be created.

    You could transfer information from your old user profile to your new one. However, this action is not recommended, since a part of your old profile may be corrupt. With that in mind, to transfer your old bookmarks, copy the "Bookmarks.bak" file from the renamed Default folder to your new "Default" folder. Once moved, rename the file from "Bookmarks.bak" to "Bookmarks" to complete the migration. All other browser data will remain in the "Backup default" folder, but you won't be able to transfer it to your new profile.

    To not loose your settings, bookmarks and extensions, you might want to enable synchronisation.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 25
    windows 8.1

    axe0: I tried doing what you said but for some reason the error still keeps poping out.
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