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1/28/10
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The Darkness

Your profile could not be opened correctly

I have been using Google Chrome since it's initial release. I was using the beta release with no problems until recently. Something happened and now when I try to open, it says that my profile could not be opened correctly. I have tried to uninstall/install on my computer several times, and have had no success. I tried to roll back my computer using System Restore with the same results. I am never going to uninstall Chrome, but I would like to repair this issue, so I could take full advantage of extensions and bookmark sync. Thanks
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hobworth
2/1/10
hobworth
I have the same symptom - just started over the last few days.
TookiTheGreat
2/1/10
TookiTheGreat
Me too - I'm using Ubuntu Karmic Koala.
Google user
2/1/10
Google user
Me 3. Am also using Karmic Koala. I suspect that if I blew away ~/.config/google-chrome/* that the problem would go away, but then I lose all my data. :(
martindemello
2/1/10
martindemello
same problem using chromium beta 5.0.312.0 (37663) on arch linux
TookiTheGreat
2/2/10
TookiTheGreat
i did remove the profile and it solved the problem for a while (losing my data isn't such a big deal for me). But the problem came back within a day. So there is something fundamentally broken about the way Chrome/Chromium leaves the profile behind when it closes. Could be as simple as a file being left open or an XML syntax error on writing the profile out.
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Sie_Deen
7/3/12
Sie_Deen
Hey folks,

Note that this thread is from 2010; if you are seeing the message now (on Chrome 20 or later) it is likely not the same issue.  

For those of you who are seeing this message after updating to Chrome Stable 20.0.1132.47, please follow along on this other thread for updates. We are looking into the issue, and need more information from you. 

 
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