Google Chrome is a fairly reliable, stable and secure web browser, which is why many users decide to use it. However, this does not mean that Google Chrome is free of problems or errors. In fact we have discovered a bug in which Google Chrome only works if we use it in incognito mode.
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The incognito mode of Google Chrome is one that does not store information about your browsing habits, so it can be considered as a more private browsing mode. However, this mode has certain restrictions such as deactivating extensions or browsing history.
Therefore, many users still want to navigate in Google Chrome in a normal way and therefore want to solve this problem. Apparently this error is due to the user account profile you use in Google Chrome. This error is what makes Google Chrome only work in Ingnito mode and therefore not being able to take full advantage of the browser functions.
If your Google Chrome browser only works in Incognito mode, below you will find all the solution steps:
Solution 1 for Chrome only works in incognito mode: Delete your user profile for Google Chrome
– Click with the right mouse button on the taskbar and in the drop-down menu, select the option: Task manager. When it is open you will have to search for all Chrome processes, select them and Finish the task.
– Your chosen line will have to open the Windows file explorer to go to the following folder:
– Make use of the keyboard shortcut CTRL + A on your keyboard to select all files within the aforementioned folder.
– Then press the shortcut: Shift + Delete to permanently delete all these selected files.
– Finally, you only have to open Google Chrome and check if the problem is solved.
Solution 2 for Chrome only works in incognito mode: Reset Google Chrome
– To reset the Chrome browser, navigate to the following folder:
– Select the folder named as: Default for followed line use the following keyboard shortcut: Shift + Delete. Click on Yes in the confirmation message.
– After deleting the Default folder, open the Google Chrome browser and click the Menu button indicated by three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the interface.
– Click on the option Setting and then scroll down until you find and click Advanced Settings.
– Again, scroll down to the clickable option Restores the original settings defaults and click on it.
– Click on the Blue button in the confirmation message that says: Reset Settings.
– Now check if your problem is fixed.
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