27 January 2016

Disable Chrome sign-in screen

Chrome has a logon screen that can become annoying. Instructions here provided the answer. To permanently disable it on Windows,
  1. Close out of Chrome. 
  2. Go to C:\Users\user-name\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\
  3. Open the Preferences file with Notepad (or other text editor).
  4. Search for "sync_promo"
  5. Initially, it will look something like "sync_promo": { "startup_count": 6}
  6. Edit it to this:
  7. Save the file.
  8. Exit the text editor.
  9. Open Chrome. Viola! No more annoying logon screen.

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