GoogleChrome logo3 How to Create a new Google Chrome User Profile?

There will lot of problems if a user’s browser profile gets corrupted, the profile contains bookmarks, passwords, user preferences, history of website addresses visited by a user will be saved in the user’s profile. Whatever changes made to the browser, will be saved to user’s profile. If your Chrome’s user profile has corrupted, you can create a new user profile very easily, here is how.

Chromedefaultprofilefolder thumb How to Create a new Google Chrome User Profile?

Creating a user profile for Chrome

1. Completely close all opened Chrome windows.

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2. Open the Run command and enter the following path

For Windows XP –  %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data

For Vista/7  –  %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data

3. You can observe the Default folder, which is Chrome’s default profile, rename that folder to Backup Default.

Now when you start Chrome, a new default folder will be created automatically. After that, you can transfer browser bookmarks and other settings to newly created profile.