How to downgrade to Older version of Chrome

by Venkat eswarlu on November 22, 2010

in Google Chrome,How to

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Neither Google nor we recommend you to use older version of Google Chrome, Google promised to release newer version of Google Chrome for every six weeks with addition of new features.  Google adds latest technologies, performance tweaks to their browser for every major release, moreover sandboxed technology provides additional layer of protection to Chrome users, older versions have more vulnerabilities which are fixed in the releases for Chrome, if you have enough reasons to downgrade to older version of Chrome, here is how.

Before downgrading to older version of Chrome, backup your Chrome Profile to separate folder, export bookmarks too. You can backup chrome extensions too.

Downgrading to Older version of Chrome

1.Uninstall Google Chrome.

2.Since Chrome’s user profile will be left behind after Chrome uninstall, and this profile is not compatible with old Chrome version, so you should remove the profile also.

You can locate Chrome profile

In Windows XP  %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome

In Windows 7    %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google Chrome

3. Now you can install older version of Google Chrome .

Here are older versions of Google Chrome stable offline installers.

Google Chrome 6.0 stable version offline installer

Google Chrome 5.0 stable version offline installer

Google Chrome 4.0 stable version offline installer

Google Chrome 3.0 stable offline installer

Google Chrome 2.0 stable offline installer

Remember once you installed older version of Chrome through offline installer, you no longer receive updates in a way, Google Chrome won’t be automatically update itself.

Read Disadvantage with Google Chrome Offline Installer

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michelle January 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

I am so up set as i cant go to places on chrome ever sense i upgrade. it is not letting me do things and also it keeps crashing more than ever. PLEASE SEND ME THE OLD VERSION so i can get back to doing what i been doing

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