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# 201849 6-Sep-2016 18:11
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For some reason i signed into my chrome browser via my google account-- probably for youtube or mail , can't quite remember why.  


Today I noticed that I was signed in, so signed the browser out as the user name covers up the minimise window control -- but, signing out also deleted all of my chrome bookmarks and extensions. 


Stupid stupid stupid.Not even quite sure why it did this, as these bookmarks were created while I was not signed into chrome and over many years. 


Fortunately, signing back in restored the bookmarks.  SO i exported them, signed out of chrome, bookmarks deleted again, then imported bookmarks again. 


I hate this 'shared' approach that chrome are taking. It removes privacy and control . 


Probably some people might like it but not me. 

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  # 1624751 6-Sep-2016 18:43
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Will take a look, thanks for the tip....


I've signed out of chrome before without having all my bookmarks deleted. 


I was wondering if the deletion activity is a new feature. 


I can't recall being asked to sync in the first instance though. 



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