Now many users use the Google Chrome browser.But the Google Chrome browser exists a big problem, it cached page data and other information in a directory called User Data in Localappdata .In Windows XP,the user is administrator,the fold path is C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\,in Windows 7,the fold path is C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\.

This directory can not be set.Only set on the C disk, this is more inconvenient, is also taking up a lot of disk space of C disk .My user data catalog has taken 1GB space .How to change the default localappdata in Google Chrome user data ? There are three ways:

1.Add startup parameters in the Google Chrome browser :change the Google Chrome browser shortcuts, add the " --user-data-dir=D:\chrome\user-data",but this way still does not work opening chrome in program.

2.Modify the registry ,it seems to be quite complicated, skip here.

3.Equivalent to the original place to create a soft link,actual stored directory is on another disk.

First move user data to D:\Chrome\User Data:

In windows 7,open the CMD,run the following codes:

cd c:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\

mklink /D "User Data" "D:\Chrome\User Data"

In Windows XP,you must use a tool to achieve this feature.Download the Junction tool:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896768.aspx

Unzip it in you c root directory ,and run the following codes in the CMD mode:

C:\>junction "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application
Data\Google\Chrome\User Data" "d:\chrome\User Data"

Then it will complete the work automatic.



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