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other:chrome [2020/01/13 17:07]
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other:chrome [2020/01/14 11:08] (current)
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 <note tip>The Chrome configuration folder (settings, local mailboxes, address books, etc...) is stored by default //​somewhere//​ in a hidden section of the user's Windows directory (''​C:​\Users\<​your_login>''​). <note tip>The Chrome configuration folder (settings, local mailboxes, address books, etc...) is stored by default //​somewhere//​ in a hidden section of the user's Windows directory (''​C:​\Users\<​your_login>''​).
  
-We don't know how to move this folder to another location (outside of ''​C:​\''​),​ but at least we know how to make a backup of the settings, and how to restore them (to the same, or another computer)</​note>​+We don't know how to move this Chrome settings ​folder to another location (outside of ''​C:​\''​...), but at least we know how to make a backup ​of some of the settings, and how to restore them (to the same, or another computer)</​note>​
  
 ====== Prerequisite ====== ====== Prerequisite ======
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   * You **must** have started (**and exited**) Chrome at least once (in order to initialize the configuration files)   * You **must** have started (**and exited**) Chrome at least once (in order to initialize the configuration files)
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 +  * Make sure Chrome is not running when you backup/​restore your settings
 +
 +====== Backing up the settings ======
 +
 +  * Go the your (hidden) //Chrome// folder\\ ''​C:​\Users\<​your_login>​\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\''​
 +  * Copy the ''​Default''​ settings sub-folder ​
 +
 +====== Restoring the settings ======
 +
 +  * Go the your (hidden) //Chrome// folder\\ ''​C:​\Users\<​your_login>​\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\'',​ after having started (and exited) Chrome at least once
 +  * Remove the existing ''​Default''​ settings sub-folder
 +  * Copy the ''​Default''​ folder that was copied in the previous section
 +
  
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other/chrome.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/14 11:08 by jypeter