Google Chrome Profile Could Not Be Opened Correctly Error

Symptoms:  When you open Google Chrome, you receive a pop-up error message that says “Your profile could not be opened correctly.  Some features may be unavailable.  Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its contents.

Problem Cause:  You have corruption in your Google Chrome profile data.

Solutions:

Windows 7/8/8.1/10

  1. Quit Google Chrome.
  2. Open Computer.
  3. Navigate to C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\
  4. Delete the file named “Web Data”
  5. Start Google Chrome and the error should be gone.

Windows XP

  1. Quit Google Chrome.
  2. Open Computer.
  3. Turn on Show Hidden Files and Folders in Folder Options in Windows Explorer.
  4. Navigate to: C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\
  5. Delete the file named “Web Data”
  6. Start Google Chrome and the error should be gone.

NOTE: If the problem repeats itself after every reboot, then there is most likely corruption is your user profile, so you will have to delete the profile and start a new one. In order to do that, follow the above steps, and replace step 5 and 6 with the following. Make sure that you backup your bookmarks before doing this, as they are a part of your profile and will disappear after doing this:

If you encounter some difficulties following the steps above, considering you have already purchased Restoro or you are someone who is in need of assistance on your computer, please contact our support and they will be more than happy to assist you.

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Revision #1
Created 4 years ago by Ghicel Santos
Updated 4 years ago by Ghicel Santos