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I have been using Google Chrome FOREVER. I love it. It’s my favorite browser.
It started crashing on start up.
I was seeing this message constantly:
I’m all Whoa! Chrome, you’re really starting to tick me off.
Seriously, searching and searching for days for a solution. (Which, most revolved around opening Chrome and changing your settings, removing your add ons, etc – hello, Chrome is crashing at start up.) I was using Mozilla Firefox in the meantime, but you see, I love using Social Moms, right? It wasn’t working with Social Moms. It wasn’t working with any site that I needed to log in to Facebook with.
Speaking of Social Moms –
Go ahead and like them, I promise, you won’t regret it. So much fun! Great info! Awesome people! Plus, you easily earn rewards for saying $$$, Amazon gift cards, etc. They are fab!
Back to my saga, Firefox was totally cramping my style.
I’m a mom blogger.
I do giveaways.
I live for Facebook.
How am I supposed to go about business as normal if Firefox wasn’t letting me do business as normal.
I was desperate enough to try Internet Explorer again.
I haven’t used IE in YEARS.
Years I tell you.
I had just opened it up, not even typed anything into the search bar yet…. I’ll admit it, I was scared, like you haven’t heard IE security horror stories … when I came across this site – Google Chrome Keeps Crashing How To Fix It.
I would like to marry the author of that article.
If I wasn’t already married?
Maybe he’d take my left arm in gratitude?
This was the fix –
- Completely exit from Google Chrome
- Go to the Start menu > Run.
- Type in either of the following directories in the text field and press OK.
- Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data
- Windows 7 or Windows Vista: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data
- Rename the folder called “Default” in the directory window to “Backup default.”
I’m running Vista, so that was the one that worked for me.
Easiest fix I have ever done on my computer I think.
Opened up Chrome and Whoa! No more crashes.
Thought this might be helpful because one of my FB friends was having the same problem. It there are 2 of us, surely there are more.
We should start a club.
People who love the author of that article.
And think he is like the most fabulous thing since white bread.
Have a great day!