How to Reset Google Chrome to Default Settings (Reset Guide)

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How to Reset Google Chrome to Default Settings (Reset Guide)

Step 1 : Close all the Google Chrome window.

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Step 2 : Now Copy below listed path as per your operating system. (As per shown on below screenshot)

  • Windows XP
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • Windows 7, 8, Vista
    %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

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Step 3 : Press “Window” key + “R” key together on your keyboard (Window key is located between “Ctrl” key and “Alt” key) (As per shown on below screenshot).

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You’ll get a run box (As per shown on below screenshot).

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Step 4 : Now Paste it into this RUN box, then click on OK button (As per shown on below screenshot).

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you will get a folder location (This location would be the Google Chrome default files location.)

 Step 5 : Here, Rename a file named as preferences to preferences.old (As per shown on below screenshot).

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If you get this message while renaming “The action could not be completed” that means must a window still open, so please close all the Google chrome window and then click on “Try again” on that error message. (As per shown on below screenshot).

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Step 6 : Rename one more file named as Web data to Web data.old (As per shown on below screenshot).

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If you get this message while renaming “The action could not be completed” that means must a window still open, so please close all the Google chrome window and then click on “Try again” on that error message (As per shown on below screenshot).

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That’s it, Now Google Chrome has been Reseted. Double click on desktop icon of Google chrome. It should be rested all the basic setting of Google chrome.

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