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I'm using Google chrome portable. Whenever I move chrome from the server to my local computer (it runs better this way) it forgets the pass phrase. Why?

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How do I fix it? – Frank May 6 '13 at 14:31
    
From the page you linked to: "We've added password portability as an advanced option, though, which you can enable by reading the help.html file." Have you read the file? – ForeverWintr May 6 '13 at 14:38
    
@Ramhound I want to fix the problem that I can't transfer my passphrase. – Frank May 6 '13 at 15:01
    
@ForeverWintr I have not read it, but when I just looked at it I couldn't find out how to do so. – Frank May 6 '13 at 15:01
    
@chipperyman573 - Have you read the help.html file which explains how to do what you want in detail. – Ramhound May 6 '13 at 15:07
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That is because Chrome encrypts these passwords using your Windows logon password.

This is also the reason why you would lose all your Chrome passwords if you forgot your Windows password.

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