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Where is google chrome history and user data located?

by anvilofcrom / January 19, 2013 11:04 AM PST

I have windows 7. My computer crashed, and I need to recover tabs, history, bookmarks, etc. I moved the User Data and other files to the supposedly same locations but none of those files were in those locations initially after I installed windows and chrome again. I can't recover my history.

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Click the 3 horizontal bars, then History
by wpgwpg / January 19, 2013 11:55 AM PST

Toward the upper right corner of the Chrome window there're 3 horizontal bars. Click there, then click History, alternatively you can do CTRL-H for history. When clicking the 3 bars, there's a Tools option where you can do things like clearing the browsing data.

Good luck.

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I'm talking about the user data.
by anvilofcrom / January 21, 2013 9:04 AM PST

I don't want to access the current history. I want to replace the current user data, history, bookmarks, etc with other files that I saved from the crash. I tried replacing them but they don't show up when I open chrome. I don't have the old bookmarks.

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I think Google stores it on their servers, but...
by nathanpinno / January 22, 2013 3:31 AM PST

I think Google stores the info on their servers, cause my data is synced across my devices.

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