I am currently trying to migrate my Google Chrome profile from my PC to my new Macbook. I have done the following:
- Backed up the "User Data" from the PC to a network share;
- On the Mac I installed Chrome (same version), opened and initialized a Profile;
- In Finder (with Library display turned on), renamed the Default folder to Default.orig;
- Extracted the "Default" folder from the ZIP created in Step 1 to the directory on the Mac. Specifically this folder is
I restart Chrome and it almost works! I see all my open tabs and my history looks fine, however here's the kicker: All of my Extensions show as place-holders and don't actually load (or work).
I am wondering if there is a way to get this to work or if I should just stick to building a new profile under OS X.