Get it back by right-clicking in the tab bar and selecting Reopen closed tab from the menu or by clicking Ctrl+Shift+T. I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help. I think he has recently even added syncing! Just click on Restore All, and viola, your last session is there. I need the other window, which had multiple tabs open related to work in progress! I know from past experience with Firefox that restoring tabs and browser sessions can be a tricky business. It would probably restore from the last browser session not the one before that , that is to say your last single New Tab tab.
Run chrome without reloading tabs and then use to load them on at a time or delete out the bad tab and command it to load all of them after that. I assume that you already know. To access your browsing history, click the Chrome menu button three horizontal bars in the upper-right corner of the browser window. To prevent this problem in the future, change the Chrome settings. This way, even if you close Chrome intentionally, when you start it the next time it will show you the tabs you had open previously, for each and every time you close and start it again.
Logged out, upgraded Chrome and did some other work with my Win7 admin account. Wasted 3 days trying to find a solution and there is nothing that works posted anywhere, not even in google forums. Make sure Chrome is not running when you do this. This method worked out well for me when I was trying to restore an old Chrome session to retrieve my tabs. After three tries it opened with 0 tabs and no history except for 0 tabs! Then if I do not restore all tabs initially, maybe I need to deal with something else first, I can go to a restore session option in the menu, click on a date and time, and restore my tabs. The tutorial details the steps to restore the previous session and reopen last opened tabs in the previous session after exiting Chrome. To always restore the last tabs, you use launch Chrome.
I had forced a shutdown when my laptop froze but I gather the option should be there if it shuts down for a different reason. You can even use this after restarting the browser, in case you accidentally quit with something important open. Probably the biggest advantage that it offers is the auto-save feature which saves the last three sessions automatically so that you can restore them at any time. It makes no sense to me why they are ignoring this. What about the user who opens literally dozens of tabs? I don't want to risk anything by starting Chrome now before asking for help.
Seems that Google has taken an attitude that they know what is best for their end users and that the end users should be thankful for whatever Google rolls out product wise. Then hit ctrl+n instead of ctrl+N. Modern technology should be able to do better than this. This procedure just prevents the Chrome browser from loading a previous session state at browser launch because the browser is signed in. You can also reopen closed tabs from the New Tab page. Then, after restart of Chrome all of your tabs are available in the OneTab tab.
The settings will be saved automatically. You can also view lists of webpages you visited in previous months and older than six months. I have gotten into the habit now of using Bookmark all tabs. At least I have the Last Tabs file, but I'll sure have time picking through that to find the open tabs I still need. Close the window to save your settings. In case this ends up happening, I recommend copying the four files above before running Chrome again.
What can I do at this point? Under Startup, click on the combo box next to When Firefox starts and select Show my windows and tabs from last time. You can also use the Ctrl+Shift+T command. To reopen the pages you had open, click Restore. This works even if you have cleared the browsing data in Chrome in the meantime as session restore is independent from it. Click on Menu Hamburger icon at the top right corner and select Options.
So all I've got from that is the tabs I was done with from 2 days ago. To open the webpage from today, yesterday, or from a specific date before that, simply click the link for the page you want. I've done this many times successfully. That in my thinking is a better security than allowing anyone access to those sites such as Gmail and other sensitive sites which use Session Only cookies. Restoring a previous version of the folder did the trick though you may not be able to restore some of your most recent tabs - but chances are you'll remember what they were since they were recent. Likewise, if Chrome hangs and you close all windows but there remains a copy of chrome. If you have lots of windows with tabs, chrome looses them.
Session Files What can I do at this point? In older versions, for some reason, it would only work if you first created a new tab. No one ever told me. However, in case the browser crashes or closes unexpectedly due to a faulty add-on or any other reason all the tabs get closed automatically. Not the answer you're looking for? The new window will erase the session. Is it too late now to save the Chrome profile? Looked for them, even with Total Commander, found nothing. That is, if you open Chrome when there are absolutely no instances of chrome.