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How do I transfer my Google Chrome profile to a new PC?

How do I transfer my Google Chrome profile to a new PC?

Now that I have Google Chrome all set up, I got myself a new laptop. Does anyone have any idea how to transfer my settings, cookies, favorites, etc?

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Guest [Entry]

"This link should help you out - basically:

On XP - C:\Documents and Settings\<User Name>\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data
On Vista - C:\Users\<User Name>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data"
Guest [Entry]

"On your old computer:

Go to Google Chrome, and then type in the address bar: chrome://settings/personal (or just navigate to Settings).
Click ""sync to my account"" (or something like that) to sync it to your Google account.

On your new computer:

Click the wrench icon.
Click sign in to Chrome.

As soon as you sign in to your synced Google account, all of your settings, bookmarks, etc. are transferred."
Guest [Entry]

"You’ll find many sites showing you where the profile data is stored on disk, but moving the folders alone is insufficient. The secret ingredient is to bring over the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs registry key.
Here’s everything you need to do:

On the computer that has the Chrome profiles that you want to retain:
Copy the “User Data” folder found in this path to portable media: C:\Users%username%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\

Export this registry key to the same portable media: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs]

Move the portable media to your new computer.

On the computer that you want to move the Chrome profiles to:

Make sure all Chrome browser windows are closed and chrome.exe is not running

Copy the “User Data” folder from your portable media to C:\Users%username%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\

Double-click the registry key that you saved to portable media in step 2

Open Chrome, and you’ll find your profiles are present!"
"You’ll find many sites showing you where the profile data is stored on disk, but moving the folders alone is insufficient. The secret ingredient is to bring over the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs registry key.
Here’s everything you need to do:

On the computer that has the Chrome profiles that you want to retain:
Copy the “User Data” folder found in this path to portable media: C:\Users%username%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\

Export this registry key to the same portable media: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs]

Move the portable media to your new computer.

On the computer that you want to move the Chrome profiles to:

Make sure all Chrome browser windows are closed and chrome.exe is not running

Copy the “User Data” folder from your portable media to C:\Users%username%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\

Double-click the registry key that you saved to portable media in step 2

Open Chrome, and you’ll find your profiles are present!"