How can I find where Google Chrome bookmarks are stored on my hard drive?

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I am wanting to clean up my bookmarks, but don’t want to go thru the bookmark manager. I want to use Windows Explorer. It would be so much easier but I can’t find the bookmarks on my hard drive. Anyone know?

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  1. Nicole VanLieu
    July 31, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    How do i get my facebook on my home page?

    • Devon
      October 28, 2012 at 4:16 am

      I messed up my user profile and save the data before i deleted my user profile. Is there way to recover the bookmark ?

  2. Sri Vastav Reddy
    July 14, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    it's in
    Local settings \application data \google \chrome \user data \default \bookmarks

  3. Oron
    May 8, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    In Windows 7 (and probably Vista), Chrome's bookmarks are kept in \\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
    In XP they are kept, I believe, in \Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Bookmarks

    However, an easier and safer way to get access would be to export them (Menu=>Bookmarks=>Bookmark Manager, then choose Organize=>Export bookmarks to HTML File) and work on that copy.
    When you finish, you can go back into the bookmark manager, remove all the entries and import the revised bookmarks.

    • Ray
      May 8, 2012 at 11:42 pm

      I checked this out and they are in a file named (oddly enough) bookmarks.

      This file is ASCII and looks like it can be edited easily by holding true to it's implicit formatting.

      Keep a backup copy before you try...

    • gooler
      June 24, 2012 at 8:31 am

      the other method to way easy..thnx

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